Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Nya nya Nanny

In a moment of legal lucidity rare for the region a New York state Supreme Court justice has struck down Mayor Bloomberg's ban on large volume soft drinks.

NY Post

Ruling it arbitrary and capricious due to it's many loopholes and exceptions, the judge denied that the mayor had the authority to do this administratively.

 “The rule would not only violate the separation of powers doctrine, it would eviscerate it,...” Judge Tingling

While I can't tell you how delighted I am to learn that there are still New Yorkers familiar with such concepts, it still leaves open the possibility of similar action by City Council.

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