Don't Let the Millennium Bug Bite: Should New York Reinstate Sovereign Immunity for the Year 2000

Ashdown, Jesse
September 1998
Albany Law Review;1998, Vol. 62 Issue 1, p293
Academic Journal
Argues that the New York State should pass an immunity legislation to deal with the liability that may be caused by year 2000 date conversion (Y2K) problem. Overview of the origin and legal implications of the Y2K problems; Background of waiver of sovereign immunity in the United States; Information on the Y2K legislation in Nevada; Types of lawsuits to which New York federal state may be vulnerable.


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