The Department of Consumer Affairs ("DCA") brought a license revocation proceeding against respondents, affiliated car dealers, alleging that they engaged in deceptive and illegal practices designed to profit from low-income and non-English speaking consumers, while saddling them with overpriced loans and defective cars.
Dep't of Consumer Affairs v. Major World, OATH Index No. 1897/17, mem. dec. (Jan. 24, 2019).
Under the single room occupancy ("SRO") anti-harassment law, the owner of an SRO building must obtain a certificate of no harassment ("CONH") before it may legally renovate the building.
Dep't of Housing Preservation & Development v. Stavrou, OATH Index No. 2226/18 (Jan. 15, 2019), adopted, Comm'r Dec. (Jan. 29, 2019).
Petitioner sought to terminate the employment of a captain for medical incompetence under section 75 of the Civil Service Law due to excessive use of sick leave based upon job-related injuries.
Dep't of Correction v. Knupp, OATH Index No. 1774/18 (Jan. 4, 2018).
Petitioner, the Police Department, sought to retain a car that it had seized in connection with the driver’s arrest for criminal possession of a weapon and criminal possession of marijuana.
Police Dep't v. Arthurs, OATH Index No. 1261/19, mem. dec. (Jan. 30, 2019).
Alessandra F. Zorgniotti retired from OATH this January, after 13 years of distinguished service as an administrative law judge with the OATH Trials Division.