Cuomo Abused Power With Rushed Casino Bill, Suit Says

Law360, New York (July 29, 2013, 1:27 PM EDT) -- A plaintiff with a history of filing legal challenges sued Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday, claiming the New York legislature's landmark casino-siting deal, informally reached as the legislative session wound to a close and quickly approved, violated the state constitutional requirement that lawmakers be given time to read the bill.

Plaintiff Robert L. Schulz — founder of a group called We The People of New York Inc., which is dedicated to holding public officials "accountable to the state and federal constitutions" — sued in Albany County Thursday demanding...
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