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”.
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.]