Appeals & Opinions - Numerical Index

2016
Opinion Summary Abstract Related Statues
2016-1 State law governing voter registration does not require a wet signature and thus a signature can be affixed electronically. PDF PDF-ICON
2016-2 The mayor and members of the council can administer oaths and take affidavits and acknowledgments within the city as authorized by the City’s charter. PDF PDF-ICON
2016-3 A consistently- and accurately-maintained list of dogs licensed by a town may constitute a valid component of a system whereby owners redeem their seized dogs by producing proof of the identity of the owner and, if necessary, of the dog. PDF PDF-ICON
2016-4 The positions of elected county coroner and chief investigator for the district attorney are not compatible. PDF PDF-ICON
2016-5 A town can decrease the length of the terms of the members of its planning board by local law PDF PDF-ICON
2016-F1 To accord with precedent of the United States Supreme Court, Penal Law § 125.05 must be read to include an exception to preserve a pregnant woman’s health and to allow an abortion of a nonviable fetus after 24 weeks. PDF PDF-ICON
2016-F2 A foreign public vessel not engaged in commerce is subject to New York’s compulsory pilotage. PDF PDF-ICON