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In doing research with respect to pending litigation, I often stumble upon decisions that cause a momentary “flashback” to the first year of law school.  I recently experienced such a recollection from my 1966 “1L” real property course at the New York University School of Law.  Towards the end of the term, our professor spent a few minutes glossing over the doctrines “accretion” and “avulsion”.[1]

Much to my surprise, almost fifty years later, my research crossed paths with Strough v. Incorporated Village Of West Hampton Dunes, 2016 NY Slip Op 30176(U) (decided January 25, 2016) [Sup. Ct. Suff. Co.; Mayer, J.]

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