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Posted: January 27, 2015

LIPA Did Not Violate Establishment Clause By Allowing Religious Group to Attach Items to Utility Poles

On January 6, 2015, the Second Circuit issued a decision in Jewish People for the Betterment of Westhampton Beach v. Village of Westhampton Beach, 14-1441, affirming a decision by the EDNY dismissing plaintiffs’ claims that various utilities violated the Establishment Clause by agreeing to allow Jewish groups to attach “inconspicuous strips” to utility poles to… Read more »

Posted: January 27, 2015

Debt Not Acknowledged in Writing Does Not Revive Statute of Limitations

On January 21, 2015, the Second Department issued a decision in Mosab Construction Corp. v. Prospect Park Yeshiva, Inc., 2015 NY Slip Op. 00505, holding that the defendants had not acknowledged the debt in a writing, restarting the statute of limitations period. In Mosab Construction Corp, the trial court granted the defendants’ motion to dismiss… Read more »