Category Archives: Q. Appeals

Can the defendant appeal and on what basis.

Bit of good judicial news: 2nd Circuit protects NYS environment

Second Circuit Upholds DEC Decision to Reject Gas Pipeline Josefa Velasquez, New York Law Journal August 18, 2017    | A federal appeals court on Friday rejected a lawsuit by owners of the natural-gas Constitution Pipeline challenging the state’s decision last … Continue reading

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The pledge of allegiance in court? Since when?

Since when did participants in a trial have to take the pledge of allegiance, presumably to the flag? This is only a New York Law Journal abstract and doesn’t say where this trial was held. In a fifth grade class? … Continue reading

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A statute of limitations makes me boiling mad

Look at this: Disturbing’ False Arrest Claim by US Citizen Against ICE Time-Barred, Divided Panel Says Andrew Denney, New York Law Journal August 2, 2017    A U.S. citizen who was held in custody for more than three years under … Continue reading

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