This article will discuss recent developments by the New York Court of Appeals on the doctrine of unjust enrichment and on the elimination of non-pecuniary damages in criminal legal malpractice actions. Specifically, the article will examine the cases of Georgia Malone & Co. v. Ralph Rieder and Dombrowski v. Bulson.
Jay C. Carlisle II, Reversing Course: A Critique of the Court of Appeals New Rules for Unjust Enrichment and Criminal Legal Malpractice Actions, 76 Alb. L. Rev. 1211 (2013), available at http://digitalcommons.pace.edu/lawfaculty/892/.