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First Assistant Corporation Counsel Jeffrey D. Friedlander writes a bi-monthly column, "Municipal Law," for the New York Law Journal on issues of importance relating to public affairs law. Mr. Friedlander is the Law Department's second-in-command and a member of its Executive Staff. The first column appeared in March 2003.

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2013 Columns


Municipal Law - City Procurement: Change and Continuity 12/16/13 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - The City's Appellate Practice: Recent State Cases 9/16/13 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - The City's Appellate Practice: Recent Cases 6/25/13 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - Law Department's Emergency Response to Hurricane Sandy 3/15/13 (in PDF)

 

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2012 Columns


Municipal Law - Preserving New York City's Finances 11/26/12 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - Innovations in City Land-Use Transactions 9/18/12 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - Cleaning Up City Waterways 6/18/12 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - Local Legislation: The Year in Review 3/21/12 (in PDF)

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2011 Columns


Municipal Law - Improving the City's Air Quality 12/23/11 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - Increasing Transparency in City Government 9/26/11 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - The City's Appellate Practice: Some Recent Cases 6/29/11 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - Defending the City's RFP Process 3/28/11 (in PDF)

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2010 Columns

Municipal Law - Defending Eminent Domain During Economic Development 12/23/10 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - Tax & Bankruptcy Litigation 9/27/10 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - Appellate Practice -- Highlights of Cases 7/26/10 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - Protecting the City's Quality of Life 5/24/10 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - Protecting the Water Supply: Progress and Caution 3/22/10 (in PDF)
 
Municipal Law - Promoting Public Health 1/25/10 (in PDF)

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2009 Columns

Municipal Law - Helping to Keep the City Moving: Pedicabs, Taxicabs & Bicycles 11/23/09 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - Safeguarding New York City's Tax Interests 9/28/09 (in PDF

Municipal Law - Affirmative Litigation Efforts Help Bring in City Revenue 7/27/09 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - The City of New York as Friend of the Court 5/26/09 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - A Brief Introduction to New York City Pension Law 3/23/09 (in PDF)

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2008 Columns

Municipal Law - "City Employees: First Amendment Rights, Drug Testing, Illegal Strike" 12/23/08 (in PDF)

Municipal Law – “Cigarettes, Firearms, And Foreign Missions” 10/16/08 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - “Safeguarding the City’s Intellectual Property” 08/18/08 (in PDF )

Municipal Law – “Setting Limits: Litigation Between Mayor, City Council” 03/7/08 (in PDF )

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2007 Columns

Municipal Law - "The Law Department in the United States Supreme Court" 10/17/07 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Protecting Government Ethics, Local Law Number 34" 08/20/07 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "The Law Department and Legislation" 06/11/07 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Land Use: From Industrial Plants' Locations to Signage" 04/19/07 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Developing the Hudson Yards" 02/16/07 (in PDF)

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2006 Columns

Municipal Law - "Appellate Practice: Holiday Symbols to Subway Searches" 12/21/06 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Representing the City as Public Employer" 09/25/06 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Promoting Participation by Minorities, Women in City Contracts" 07/24/06 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Protecting the City's Environment" 05/24/06 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Managing Complex Transactions" 03/27/06 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "On Guns, Adult Uses, Bronx Terminal Market, Columbus Circle" 02/10/06 (in PDF)

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2005 Columns
 Municipal Law - "Defending Policy Initiatives" 09/26/05 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Recruiting City Attorneys Despite Necessary Salary Limitations" 07/25/05 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "The Law Department and Juvenile Justice" 05/24/05 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Eminent Domain in the City: From Metrotech to 42nd Street" 03/28/05 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Representing the City in Economic Transactions" 01/24/05 (in PDF)


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2004 Columns
Municipal Law - "The City as Regulator" 12/20/04 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "New York City's Emergency Powers" 09/27/04 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Law Enforcement and the Federal Courts" 07/26/04 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Defending the City" 05/18/04 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Principles of Public Procurement" 03/22/04 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "The City as Plaintiff: The Affirmative Litigation Division" 01/26/04 (in PDF)

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2003 Columns
Municipal Law - "City's Recent Appellate Practice: Key Cases" 11/24/03 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "New York City Charter Revision" 09/22/03 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Lawyering for Education Reform" 07/28/03 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Water, the City and the Law" 05/27/03 (in PDF)

Municipal Law - "Public Counsel and City Life" 03/24/03 (in PDF)

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