Ex-Civil Rights Lawyer Who Represented Terrorists Dies | New York Law Journal

Larry Neumeister, The Associated Press

Lynne Feltham Stewart, a New York civil rights lawyer who represented small-time criminals and radicals alike before losing her license to practice law after she was convicted in a terrorism case, has died of cancer three years after her release from prison.

Stewart was 77 when she died Tuesday in the Brooklyn home she shared with her husband, Ralph Poynter. She had long fought breast cancer and recently suffered strokes.

Read more from NYLJ here…

NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Proposes Changes to SEQR to Streamline the Process | LAW OF THE LAND

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) proposes to amend the regulations that implement the State Environmental Quality Review Act (SEQR, Title 6 New York Code of Rules and Regulations (6 NYCRR), Part 617). The principal purpose of the amendments is to streamline the SEQR process without sacrificing meaningful environmental review.

For Prof. Salkin’s analysis and copies of the draft regulations, click here

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