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New York Court of Appeals Resumes In-person Filings

On July 22, 2020, the New York Court of Appeals announced that the Court of Appeals Hall in Albany is now open for in-person filings.  The Court will continue to accept mailed and electronic submissions as permitted by its rules.  Those seeking to file papers in person will be screened at the Court’s Eagle Street entrance before entering in accordance with New York’s COVID screening protocol

The Court of Appeals is scheduled to hear in-person oral argument during its September session, as it did in June.  The Court is anticipating that the courtroom will remain closed to the public for that session.  As always, oral argument will be webcast live

By Jeff Kinkle, Ph.D. and Stephen P. Younger