Monthly Archives: January 2020

Kochan v Prumbs – Discover just how Corrupt the Cattaraugus County Supreme Court is, but how far…

…up the ladder does it go? In New York State the State Reporter is the one responsible for publishing court decisions that appear online, on websites such as westlaw, or justia.com. Appellant decisions from the appellant courts are mandated to be published pursuant to Judiciary Law 431.  In western New York that would be the 4th department in Rochester (as well as the Court of Appeals).   However, when it comes to county, supreme, town and village courts, known as trial courts, Judiciary Law 431 states that “any cause determined in any other court which the state reporter, with the approval of the court of appeals, considers worthy of being reported because of its usefulness as a precedent or its importance as a matter of public interest.”, or “unless otherwise directed by the court deciding the cause”…guess which lower court case was published?… Continue reading

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