46 Cited authorities

  1. Dunaway v. New York

    442 U.S. 200 (1979)   Cited 3,342 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that probable cause was required where petitioner's detention, though not styled as an arrest, "was in important respects indistinguishable from a traditional arrest"
  2. Mapp v. Ohio

    367 U.S. 643 (1961)   Cited 7,628 times   21 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Fourth Amendment, and particularly the exclusionary rule, is applicable to states through the Fourteenth Amendment
  3. People v. Bleakley

    69 N.Y.2d 490 (N.Y. 1987)   Cited 9,717 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Appellate Division committed reversible error when it "avoid[ed] its exclusive statutory authority to review the weight of the evidence in criminal cases"
  4. People v. Contes

    60 N.Y.2d 620 (N.Y. 1983)   Cited 11,073 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Stating the standard for review of the legal sufficiency of evidence in a criminal case is whether "after viewing the evidence in the light most favorable to the prosecution, any rational trier of fact could have found the essential elements of the crime beyond a reasonable doubt"
  5. People v. Casey

    95 N.Y.2d 354 (N.Y. 2000)   Cited 1,207 times
    In Case, we stated the rule broadly: "A valid and sufficient accusatory instrument is a nonwaivable jurisdictional prerequisite to a criminal prosecution" (id. at 99; citation omitted).
  6. United States v. Harriss

    347 U.S. 612 (1954)   Cited 1,408 times
    Holding that "[t]he constitutional requirement of definiteness is violated by a criminal statute that fails to give a person of ordinary intelligence fair notice that his contemplated conduct is forbidden by the statute."
  7. People v. De Bour

    40 N.Y.2d 210 (N.Y. 1976)   Cited 2,072 times   6 Legal Analyses
    In People v. LaPene, 352 N.E.2d 562 (N.Y. 1976), the New York Court of Appeals laid out a sliding scale of justifiable police intrusion, short of probable cause to arrest, which specified three distinct levels of intrusion correlating the allowable intensity of police conduct to the nature and weight of the facts precipitating the intrusion.
  8. People v. Alejandro

    70 N.Y.2d 133 (N.Y. 1987)   Cited 1,119 times
    In People v Alejandro (70 NY2d 133, 138 [1987]), we explained that compared with other accusatory instruments, the "distinguishing characteristic of an information" is "its use as the sole instrument upon which the defendant could be prosecuted... which prompted the Legislature to write in special restrictions applicable to informations...."
  9. People v. Hollman

    79 N.Y.2d 181 (N.Y. 1992)   Cited 731 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that reasonable suspicion was required before narcotics officers could approach a passenger in a bus terminal and ask for permission to search the person's bag
  10. Dunn v. United States

    442 U.S. 100 (1979)   Cited 316 times
    Holding that "[t]o uphold a conviction on a charge that was neither alleged in the indictment nor presented to a jury at trial offends the most basic notions of due process."
  11. Section 20 - Cession without reservation

    N.Y. State Law § 20   Cited 12 times

    Title and jurisdiction has been ceded to the United States by this state as follows: 1. Little island in Hudson river. A tract of land known as Little island, in the Hudson river, opposite New Baltimore, acquired by the United States for a light-house site and keepers' dwellings. 2. Lands in West Oswego. For the purpose of excavating and removing the same, to improve the navigation of the Oswego river, all the right and title of the state of New York in and to the following described property, namely:

  12. Section 1050.8 - Weapons and other dangerous instruments

    N.Y. Comp. Codes R. & Regs. tit. 21 § 1050.8   Cited 7 times

    (a) No weapon, dangerous instrument, or any other item intended for use as a weapon may be carried in or on any facility or conveyance. This provision does not apply to law enforcement personnel and persons to whom a license for such weapon has been duly issued and is in force (provided in the latter case the weapon is concealed from view). For the purposes hereof, a weapon or dangerous instrument shall include, but not be limited to, a firearm, switchblade knife, boxcutter, straight razor or razor