Civil Practice Act

The New York Civil Practice Act (CPA) was the predecessor to the Civil Practice Law and Rules (CPLR), which is now Book 7B of the Consolidated Laws of New York. Legal Materials The CPA was in effect from October 1, 1921 to 1962. The last volume of the CPLR inMcKinney’s Consolidated Laws […]

Central Park Jogger

Central Park Jogger in relation to Crime and Race Central Park Jogger is included in the Encyclopedia of Race and Crime (1), beginning with: Central Park jogger refers to a female rape victim who was attacked while jogging in New York’s Central Park in 1989. The particularly brutal nature of […]