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Westchester Quarterly Roundup: Notable Decisions of the Westchester County Federal and State Courts

Blog: The Westchester Litigator

Judge Karas Grants Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss Complaint Alleging Due Process Violations under the Fourteenth Amendment In Twardosz v. Yonkers Public School District, No. 19-CV-6138 (KMK), 2020 WL 6135114 (S.D.N.Y. Oct. 19, 2020), Judge Kenneth Karas dismissed the plaintiff’s complaint alleging due process violations under the Fourteenth Amendment, as well […]

2020: A Year to Make Lemonade


The old adage, “if you have lemons, make lemonade” could not be more appropriate for 2020. Though we are in no way minimizing the trials and tribulations this pandemic has caused, we should give ourselves permission to celebrate the victories of this past year. So, as we usher out 2020, […]

The Yankwitt Report: Firm News Worth Sharing


As New York moves beyond the spring shutdown, Yankwitt LLP is working at full throttle to protect our clients’ interests. And even though times are tough, we have had momentous occasions to celebrate, including the firm’s 11th anniversary this past July, officially starting our second decade of serving clients throughout New York, […]

Westchester County Roundup: Third Quarter 2020


Judge Briccetti Grants Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss for Lack of Subject Matter Jurisdiction in Clean Water Act Citizen-Suit Case In Kovach v. United States, No. 19-cv-7065, 2020 WL 4003366 (S.D.N.Y. Jul. 15, 2020), the plaintiff, a former New York Air National Guardsman, brought a Clean Water Act citizen suit against, inter alia, […]