[JURIST] The New York Court of Appeals [official website] ruled Thursday that the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey [official website] was not liable [text, PDF] for the 1993 bombing of the World Trade Center (WTC), finding governmental immunity. The plaintiffs argued that the operation of the parking garage was more akin to a proprietary, rather than governmental, function and thus qualified immunity should not apply. The court disagreed, stating that "[a]ny failure to secure the parking garage…