Appeals in the mid-level Appellate Division

In January, New York’s highest court will have two fewer judges.  Only five of the seven slots will be filled, due to a mandatory retirement and delays by Governor Andrew Cuomo and the State Senate over confirmation hearings.

NY appeals court to consider local fracking

Mar 21, 2013
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Towns that want to control land use through zoning against the drilling industry are being pitted against landowners who say state law trumps local authority. 

Arguments are scheduled today in a state appeals court in two cases over who should control oil and gas development.