The Practice Review was written
entirely by David D. Siegel, Distinguished Professor of Law Emeritus at the
Albany Law School and the author of the hornbook, New York Practice
5th Ed. Professor Siegel passed away after a series of illnesses on October 9, 2014.
Professor Siegel is also the author of
extensive Commentaries on New York procedure in McKinney's New
York Laws and on Federal jurisdiction and practice in the United
States Code Annotated.
In addition to writing the New York
State Law Digest, he is the author of Conflict of Laws in
a Nutshell (3d Ed. West) and the New York State Bar Association's
handbooks on Court of Appeals and Appellate Division practice.
Please read Professor Siegel's obituary at the Times Union site of Albany, NY, where they provide an interesting overview of his life and accomplishments.