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(Hanukkah fell during finals this year, so there was no way I could get it done in time.) Up until now, authors had to resort to tortured instructions when linking to N.Y. laws. Here's how the Citizen Media Law Project does it in their excellent document, Forming a Corporation in New York: . . . … Continue reading Christmas present for New York: permalinks to the state laws
I'm completing an internally hyperlinked version of the New York Laws. I've looked hard, but I haven't found any other sites that link the cross references in the text itself. (Someone please correct me if I'm wrong.) Why hasn't this been done before? Take a look at Abandoned Property Law § 1222: The provisions of … Continue reading First internally hyperlinked New York Laws online