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The court upheld N.Y. Judiciary Law § 470, requiring nonresident attorneys to maintain offices in New York State. Noting that more than 20,000 NYSBA members reside or practice outside the state, President David P. Miranda formed a working group to review the decision.
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“Our role is not to determine for ourselves whether Brady participated in a scheme to deflate footballs or whether the suspension imposed by the Commissioner should have been for three games or five games or none at all,” Parker said in NFL v. NFL Players Association, 15-2801 (L). “Nor is it our role to second-guess the arbitrator’s procedural rulings. Our obligation is limited to determining whether the arbitration proceedings and award met the minimum legal standards established by the Labor Management Relations Act, 29 U.S.C. §141 et seq.
“Our review of the record yields the firm conclusion that the Commissioner properly exercised his broad discretion to resolve an intramural controversy between the League and a player,” he continued.
In dissent, Judge Robert Katzmann said “the lack of any meaningful explanation in the commissioner’s final written decision convinces me that the commissioner was doling out his own brand of industrial justice.
“It is ironic that a process designed to ensure fairness to all players has been used unfairly against one player,” he added.
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Pace Criminal Justice Blog has posted a new item, ‘Recent #NYCA Decisions:
Ineffective Assistance of Counsel’
The New York Court of Appeals has been busy on the criminal procedure front.
Last month it decided several cases, including three that addressed the issue
of ineffective assistance of defense counsel. In one, the court held that
counsel had been ineffective in failing to move to suppress a gun. In the second
and third, the […]
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The draft renewal of the SPDES General Permit for Point Source Discharges to Surface Waters of New York from Pesticide Applications (GP-0-16-005) and Fact Sheet are available for public review. The Pesticide SPDES General Permit will authorize point source discharges to, in or over surface waters of New York State from the application of New York State registered pesticides labeled for aquatic uses in accordance with Environmental Conservation Law and the Clean Water Act.
Written comments on the draft general permit will be accepted until close of business on May 20, 2016. View the April 20 Environmental Notice Bulletin for instructions on how to comment.
A federal appeals court in Richmond has ruled that a transgender high school student who was born as a female can sue his school board on discrimination grounds because it banned him from the boys’ bathroom.
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In a 2-to-1 decision, the 4th Circuit ordered a lower court to rehear the student’s claims that the Gloucester County, Va., school board’s bathroom policies — which restrict transgender students to using a separate unisex bathroom — violate federal law. The judges also ruled that the lower court should reconsider a request that would have allowed Grimm to use the boys’ bathroom at Gloucester High School while the case is pending.
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