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New York Court of Appeals

July 01, 2010 FindLaw.com Daily Opinion Summaries Newsletter

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Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Procedure, Drugs & Biotech, Government Law, Health Law
• Wooley v. N.Y. State Dept. of Corr. Servs.

Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
• Hoffman v. Parade Pubs.

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Civil Rights, Criminal Law & Procedure, Drugs & Biotech, Government Law, Health Law
Wooley v. N.Y. State Dept. of Corr. Servs.
In an action by an inmate alleging that the denial of certain medical treatment to an inmate by the New York State Department of Correctional Services (DOCS) was arbitrary and capricious, or violative of the Eighth Amendment's proscription against cruel and unusual punishment, dismissal of the action is affirmed where DOCS's recognition of the lack of documented success of maintenance levels of pegylated interferon constituted a rational basis for the DOCS determination denying treatment with a non-FDA approved protocol.Read more...

Civil Procedure, Civil Rights, Labor & Employment Law
Hoffman v. Parade Pubs.
In an age discrimination action asserting that plaintiff's termination violated the New York City Human Rights Law and the New York State Human Rights Law, the appellate division's reversal of the dismissal of the complaint is reversed where non-residents of the City and State of New York must plead and prove that the alleged discriminatory conduct had an impact within those respectiveboundaries when bringing an action under the statutes at issue.Read more...






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