A suit filed Thursday seeks to halt the "illegal and outrageous" attempt by New York Attorney General Andrew M. Cuomo and Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli to strip state public pension credits from lawyers who did work for school districts and other government entities. The plaintiffs -- attorneys who received pension credits for work they performed for local governments -- contend that the state's actions violate the New York Constitution and the Fifth and 14th Amendments of the U.S. Constitution.
Lawyers Fight Back Over Pension Probe
New York Law Journal
May 16, 2008