This appeal presents, in a very sympathetic framework, the issue of the liability of a municipality for failure to provide special protection to a member of the public who was repeatedly threatened with personal harm and eventually suffered dire personal injuries for lack of such protection. The facts are amply described in the dissenting opinion and no useful purpose would be served by repetition...
RISS v. CITY OF NEW YORK
22 N.Y.2d 579 (1968)
Linda Riss, Appellant, v. City of New York, Respondent.
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Argued February 27, 1968.
Decided July 2, 1968.
Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Chief Judge FULD and Judges BURKE, SCILEPPI, BERGAN and JASEN concur with Judge BREITEL; Judge KEATING dissents and votes to reverse in a separate opinion.
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