temporary restraining order

Last week, the New York Supreme Court, Suffolk County, denied an application for a preliminary injunction to enjoin the completion, maintenance and operation of two sixty-foot tall electronic billboard-monuments (“Project”) on opposite sides of State Route 27 a.k.a. Sunrise Highway, which Project is owned by the Shinnecock Indian Nation (“Nation”).

A.  The Project and the State’s Action

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Who says, “You can’t fight City Hall”?  In New York, a “stop work order” or a temporary restraining order can be issued by a municipality upon a person or company who is in violation of a zoning ordinance.  Both of these are severe in nature, placing an immediate halt on any work or construction.  The pause (or more likely, termination)

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