17 Cited authorities

  1. Strickler v. Greene

    527 U.S. 263 (1999)   Cited 5,281 times   20 Legal Analyses
    Holding that impeachment evidence was not material when the record supported conviction even if the witness had been impeached
  2. Brady v. Maryland

    373 U.S. 83 (1963)   Cited 33,300 times   132 Legal Analyses
    Holding that "the suppression by the prosecution of evidence favorable to an accused upon request violates due process where the evidence is material either to guilt or to punishment, irrespective of the good faith or bad faith of the prosecution"
  3. People v. Galloway

    54 N.Y.2d 396 (N.Y. 1981)   Cited 1,374 times
    Agreeing that reversal of a conviction "`is properly shunned when the [prosecutorial] misconduct has not substantially prejudiced a defendant's trial'"
  4. People v. Ashwal

    39 N.Y.2d 105 (N.Y. 1976)   Cited 1,075 times   2 Legal Analyses
    In Ashwal, the New York Court of Appeals cited Berger v. United States, 295 U.S. 78, 55 S. Ct. 629 (1935), to support the proposition that "[a]bove all [the prosecutor] should not seek to lead the jury away from the issues by drawing irrelevant and inflammatory conclusions which have a decided tendency to prejudice the jury against the defendant."
  5. People v. Halm

    81 N.Y.2d 819 (N.Y. 1993)   Cited 285 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Upholding sentence for sodomy when sentencing judge referred to "Biblical times" and expressed his opinion about the seriousness of the crime
  6. People v. Ennis

    2008 N.Y. Slip Op. 9007 (N.Y. 2008)   Cited 134 times
    In People v. Ennis, 11 N.Y. 3d 403, 410 [2008J, the Court recognized the general context in which conflict claims arise, stating "To date, our conflict of interest cases have generally fallen into one of two categories: cases where a potential conflict of interest was identified based on defense counsel's previous or concurrent representation of a client whose interests conflicted with those of defendant and cases where defense counsel became a witness against defendant" (internal citations omitted).
  7. People v. Fuentes

    2009 N.Y. Slip Op. 2646 (N.Y. 2009)   Cited 128 times
    In People v. Fuentes, 12 N.Y.3d 259, 263, 879 N.Y.S.2d 373, 907 N.E.2d 286 (2009), the defendant was unaware of the existence of alleged Brady material at trial, and so he did not cross-examine the witness with the information.
  8. People v. LaValle

    3 N.Y.3d 88 (N.Y. 2004)   Cited 106 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Invalidating mandatory requirement to instruct the jury that, in the case of jury deadlock as to the appropriate sentence in a capital case, the defendant would receive a sentence of life imprisonment with parole eligibility after serving a minimum of 20 to 25 years
  9. People v. Doshi

    93 N.Y.2d 499 (N.Y. 1999)   Cited 78 times   2 Legal Analyses

    Argued April 28, 1999 Decided June 10, 1999 Norman A. Olch, for appellant. Donald H. Zuckerman, for respondent. CIPARICK, J.: Defendant was convicted, after a jury trial, of a total of 21 counts of criminal sale of a controlled substance, criminal sale of a prescription for a controlled substance, criminal possession of a controlled substance and failure to label a prescription drug. The convictions under four of those counts were subsequently vacated, due to an erroneous jury charge. The primary

  10. People v. McCray

    2014 N.Y. Slip Op. 2970 (N.Y. 2014)   Cited 36 times
    Reviewing "whether the trial court abused its discretion in finding defendant's interest in obtaining the records to be outweighed by the complainant's interest in confidentiality," with the defendant's interest "outweighed only if there was no reasonable possibility that the withheld materials would lead to his acquittal"