Top NY Court Will Hear Bloomberg's Large-Soda Ban Appeal

Law360, New York (October 17, 2013, 4:30 PM EDT) -- The New York Court of Appeals on Thursday agreed to hear New York City's appeal of an appellate court ruling that struck down Mayor Michael Bloomberg's attempt to limit the size of sugary drinks available for purchase.

The city filed its appeal in early August saying that the First Department erred in its unanimous July 30 ruling that the New York City Board of Health overstepped its constitutional authority when it imposed what is often referred to as the "soda ban" and said the court erroneously...
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