8:00 - Legal problems - Arthur J. [W]. Hilly, Corporation Counsel.
Thursday, December 10, 1931
A series of programs sponsored by the New York Legal Counsel. The Honorable Arthur J. W. Hilly hosts â€œLegal Problems Explainedâ€. Listeners are encouraged to write in with legal questions, to which Hilly gives general legal advice. Topics covered in this episode: property owner's and renter's rights when property has been acquired by the City through Eminent Domain.
Judge Hilly expounds at great length on Court Case 283.US 336 (1931): New Jersey v. The City of New York, about a water supply dispute between NYC and New Jersey. Water use habits, water conservation and climate statistics are all included in this attorneyâ€™s analysis, as well as praise for the NYC engineers who designed and built the city's water supply system.
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