The original New York Code of Civil Procedure, which proposed to bring about a fusion of common law and equity, contained no specific provision relating to equitable defenses. In view of doubts that were expressed–doubts which apparently were not shared by the Court of Appeals–the following amendment was made in 1852: "The defendant may set forth by answer as many defenses and counter claims as he may have, whether they be such as have heretofore been denominated legal or equitable, or both." A large number of the codes contain substantially similar provisions.
The export option will allow you to export the current search results of the entered query to a file. Different
formats are available for download. To export the items, click on the button corresponding with the preferred download format.
By default, clicking on the export buttons will result in a download of the allowed maximum amount of items.
To select a subset of the search results, click "Selective Export" button and make a selection of the items you want to export.
The amount of items that can be exported at once is similarly restricted as the full export.
After making a selection, click one of the export format buttons. The amount of items that will be exported is indicated in the bubble next to export format.