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Posted: August 11, 2015

Judge Weinstein Chastises New York City for Abusive Revocation of Retirement Benefits

“It is somewhat absurd for a federal district judge to have to slosh its way through the swamps of New York City retirement plans.” So lamented Judge Weinstein as he began his lengthy analysis of the plaintiff’s challenge to a decision by one of New York City’s employee pension systems to revoke the plaintiff’s eligibility… Read more »

Posted: July 31, 2014

Takings Claim Not Ripe Until Process For Obtaining Compensation Complete, Even If Taking Already Has Occurred

On July 16, 2014, the Second Circuit issued a decision in Kurtz v. Verizon New York, Inc., 13-3900-CV, affirming a decision by the EDNY that the plaintiffs had not stated a takings claim because, even though the takings already had occurred, they had not yet exhausted all of their state remedies to obtain compensation for the taking…. Read more »