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New York’s Highest Court Asked To Clarify Res Judicata Effect Of Small Claims Court Judgments

BY: Frederick Braunstein | April 20, 2020

On April 13, 2020, the Second Circuit certified a question to the New York Court of Appeals asking it to clarify the meaning of New York’s statute pertaining to the preclusive effect of small claims court judgments, New York City Civil Court Act Section 1808. At issue in Simmons v. Trans Express Inc., Case No. … Continue reading