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Bloomberg 'Soda Ban' Faces Doom At Top NY Court's Doorstep

Law360, New York (July 31, 2013, 7:15 PM EDT) -- New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has characterized a city appellate court ruling striking down his attempt to limit sugary drink portions as a “temporary setback,” but with no guaranteed path to New York's court of last resort legal experts said Wednesday that the defeat might, in fact, be permanent.

Their comments came a day after four judges in the First Department of the New York Supreme Court's Appellate Division unanimously rejected the city's argument that the mayor had the power to block 24,000 restaurants, delis,...
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