Judge to Emperor: You Are Naked, Sir. (Updated)




In reference to Mayor Bloomberg and the NYC Board of Health's proposed ban on soda and other sugary drinks for some businesses, Deborah Young/Staten Island Advance writes:

From SILIVE.com

The city is "enjoined and permanently restrained from implementing or enforcing the new regulations," New York Supreme Court Judge Milton Tingling decided Monday, according to published reports.

The regulations are "fraught with arbitrary and capricious consequences," the judge wrote. "The simple reading of the rule leads to the earlier acknowledged uneven enforcement even within a particular city block, much less the city as a whole....the loopholes in this rule effectively defeat the state purpose of the rule."

Read the rest here:

http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2013/03/drink_up_staten_island_judge_i.html


Read Gene Berardelli's legal analysis here:

http://berardelliesq.com/on-politics/item/20-analysis-nyc-soda-ban-enjoined.html


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