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46 See, e.g., Testimony of Hon. Stanley L. Sklar, President of the New York City Association of Supreme Court Justices, December 7, 2000 public hearing.
...Hon. Stanley Sklar (New York City Association of Supreme Court Justices)
Manhattan Supreme Court Judge ...
Manhattan Supreme Court Judge Stanley Sklar ruled that a lawyer from the Legal Aid Society must be notified before the city can evict a homeless man or woman from a shelter.
Sklar's ruling is intended to protect the interests of mentally ill and physically disabled shelter residents, who are exempted from state regulations allowing the city to evict a person who violates shelter rules twice.
In his ruling Sklar said it seemed possible that people who had physical or mental limitations could be evicted by accident.
"Human error is inevitable and the risk of harm is too great to ignore in this population, which contains many vulnerable individuals," Sklar said in the Nov. 8 ruling.
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Eileen and Thomas Kenny v. Lenox Hill Hospital and George Yatrakis 14581/78 15-day trial Verdict 5/6/86 Judge Stanley L. Sklar, New, York Supreme
New York State Supreme Court Judge ...
New York State Supreme Court Judge Stanley Sklar ruled Tuesday that New York City cannot force homeless adults to accept workfare jobs in exchange for city shelter.
said the law cited in support of the city rule may be constitutional -- but violates a consent decree that requires th ...read more
LEGAL TRENDS, October 2001
Pending before Judge Stanley Sklar in Manhattan state court, however, are hundreds of claims over the blast that occurred at the World Trade Center in February, 1993.
The lawsuits, which involve claims for personal injuries, property damage, and business interruption, were consolidated before Judge Sklar
Since then, the parties have squabbled about the production of Port Authority documents relative to terrorism prevention.
The Port Authority
, which denies any liability for the occurrence, argued that the documents were privileged, and that it needed to keep security measures confidential.
Plaintiffs' lawyers believe that they have sufficient documentation to try the case early next year.
The first phase of the trial will involve liability, and should the plaintiffs succeed, a second stage of the trial will determine damages.
One of the cases pending before Judge Sklar
is a business interruption claim of Cantor Fitzgerald, the bond trading firm which lost 700 of its employees in the September 11 blast.