Thursday, August 20, 2009

New York Governor's Appointment of Lieutenant Governor Held Illegal

As reported in the New York Times, a New York appellate court ruled New York Governor David Paterson's appointment of a lieutenant governor "illegal" because the court "deemed Mr. Paterson had violated the State Constitution." The article can be found here and the decision from New York's Appellate Division, Second Judicial Department, can be found here.


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