Judge To Tell Jury To Assume SL Green Wrongly Erased Docs

Law360, New York (March 11, 2013, 3:56 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge said Monday that he'll tell jurors to assume the worst about SL Green Realty Corp.'s failure to preserve emails related to its contract suit against a racetrack operator, but the exact wording of that instruction will be determined later.

New York Supreme Court Judge Lawrence K. Marks said in a bench ruling that he'd instruct a future jury to give SL Green an adverse inference, which would instruct the jurors to assume that the emails were improperly erased, but that he'd...
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