§ 50 Right of Privacy
§ 50-B Right of Privacy; Victims of Sex Offenses or Offenses Involving the Transmission of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus
§ 50-C Private Right of Action
§ 50-D Personnel Records of Court Officers
§ 50-E Personnel Records of Bridge and Tunnel Officers, Sergeants and Lieutenants
§ 50-F Right of Publicity
§ 51 Action for Injunction and for Damages
§ 52 Televising, Broadcasting or Taking Motion Pictures of Certain Proceedings Prohibited
§ 52-A Private Right of Action for Unwarranted Video Imaging of Residential Premises
§ 52-B Private Right of Action for Unlawful Dissemination or Publication of an Intimate Image
§ 52-C Private Right of Action for Unlawful Dissemination or Publication of a Sexually Explicit Depiction of an Individual

Terms Used In New York Laws > Civil Rights > Article 5

  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Grand jury: agreement providing that a lender will delay exercising its rights (in the case of a mortgage,
  • Indemnification: In general, a collateral contract or assurance under which one person agrees to secure another person against either anticipated financial losses or potential adverse legal consequences. Source: FDIC
  • Intestate: Dying without leaving a will.
  • Joint committee: Committees including membership from both houses of teh legislature. Joint committees are usually established with narrow jurisdictions and normally lack authority to report legislation.
  • Lease: A contract transferring the use of property or occupancy of land, space, structures, or equipment in consideration of a payment (e.g., rent). Source: OCC
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Mortgagee: The person to whom property is mortgaged and who has loaned the money.
  • Personal property: All property that is not real property.
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Presiding officer: A majority-party Senator who presides over the Senate and is charged with maintaining order and decorum, recognizing Members to speak, and interpreting the Senate's rules, practices and precedents.
  • Rescission: The cancellation of budget authority previously provided by Congress. The Impoundment Control Act of 1974 specifies that the President may propose to Congress that funds be rescinded. If both Houses have not approved a rescission proposal (by passing legislation) within 45 days of continuous session, any funds being withheld must be made available for obligation.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.