"Out there, there's a world outside of Yonkers..."
FOIL Appeal (constructive denial) sent March 13, 2019
Finally, New York researchers can ditch the microfiche sheets and join the twenty-first century.
No litigation needed! All records online.
NYS DOH gave us only half of the files we'd requested, and initially they didn't even explain why. So we sued them -- and won!
Litigation successful! Case filed August 24, 2018, judgment rendered March 13, 2019. CASE ON APPEAL BY THE STATE as of May 1, 2019.
It took us seventeen months of fighting with the government just to get a list of the names of dead people.
Legal wrangling but no litigation needed! All records online.