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New York City’s 2001 ordinance regulating adult uses has been the subject of litigation for more than 15 years. In September, the Court of Appeals put an apparent end to the litigation by denying reargument of its June decision upholding the ordinance. For the People Theaters of N.Y., Inc. v. City of New York, 29 NY3d 340, rearg. den 29 NY3d 1115. Unless the United States Supreme Court intervenes, the court’s analysis should make it significantly easier for New York municipalities to defend adult use ordinances against First Amendment attack.
By Timothy Hill
In a recent decision, the Eastern District of New York dismissed a multi-pronged challenge to a local municipal ordinance that regulates rental of property on a short-term or transient basis.
Neighborhood Garden Users May Establish Adverse Possession Claim
Purchaser Entitled to Return of Down Payment Upon Revocation of Mortgage Commitment After Expiration of Contingency Period
Law Firm Not Liable to Non-Client for Turnover of Escrow Funds
Law Firm Not Exempt From Claim Under RPL 265-B
Presumption of Due Execution Rebutted
Title Insurance Regulation Annulled
City Not Estopped to Object to Nonconforming Building
Lawyer Advertising Billboards Not Treated As Onsite Advertisements
Town Not Obligated to Consider Zoning Amendment
East Harlem Rezoning Upheld
Failure to Register Precludes Landlord from Collecting Otherwise Lawful Rent Increases
Unlawful Entry and Detained Proceeding Requires Proof of Possession