57 Cited authorities

  1. Clark-Fitzpatrick, Inc. v. Long Island Rail Road

    70 N.Y.2d 382 (N.Y. 1987)   Cited 2,561 times
    Holding that, where plaintiff alleged that defendant failed to exercise "due care" in the design of a railroad project, plaintiff's negligence allegations were "merely a restatement, albeit in slightly different language, of the 'implied' contractual obligations asserted in the cause of action for breach of contract. Moreover, the damages plaintiff allegedly sustained as a consequence of defendant's violation of a 'duty of due care' in designing the project were clearly within contemplation of the written agreement."
  2. Chase Securities Corp. v. Donaldson

    325 U.S. 304 (1945)   Cited 570 times
    Holding that the lapse of a limitations period does not provide a party defendant with a vested right in immunity from suit
  3. Lombardi v. Whitman

    485 F.3d 73 (2d Cir. 2007)   Cited 182 times
    Holding that officials’ allegedly false reassurances as to air safety in lower Manhattan after 9/11 attack did not shock the conscience
  4. People v. Hobson

    39 N.Y.2d 479 (N.Y. 1976)   Cited 441 times
    Finding constitutional prohibition against use of statements taken without notice to defense counsel, buttressing suppression and reversal with discussion of DR 7-104 violation
  5. Hymowitz v. Lilly Co.

    73 N.Y.2d 487 (N.Y. 1989)   Cited 192 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that relaxation of the traditional product identification requirement in tort law to provide a forum to innocent victims of the drug DES was not a "clearly excessive" burden "in relation to the putative local benefits" and, hence, was not violative of the Commerce Clause
  6. Wetherill v. Eli Lilly & Co.

    89 N.Y.2d 506 (N.Y. 1997)   Cited 152 times
    Holding that " CPLR § 214–c's reference to ‘discovery of the injury’ was intended to mean discovery of the condition on which the claim was based and nothing more"
  7. Trenton v. New Jersey

    262 U.S. 182 (1923)   Cited 353 times
    Holding that a municipality acts as an agent of the state in exercising the powers delegated to it by the state
  8. In re Agent Orange Product Liability Litigation

    597 F. Supp. 740 (E.D.N.Y. 1984)   Cited 177 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that information will be considered known to a government agency "if there is some relationship between [the two] agencies — either some reason for the agency without knowledge to seek the information or a reason for the knowledgeable agency to transmit the information"
  9. City of New York v. State

    86 N.Y.2d 286 (N.Y. 1995)   Cited 105 times
    Observing "extreme reluctance of courts to intrude in the political relationships between the Legislature, the State and its governmental subdivisions"
  10. Matter of Hodes v. Axelrod

    70 N.Y.2d 364 (N.Y. 1987)   Cited 115 times
    Holding that the application of an amended statute permitting the revocation of a nursing home operating certificate based on an operator's industry-related felony convictions does not impair the operator's vested rights, even though the operator had successfully litigated the automatic revocation under the preexisting law
  11. Section 1291 - Final decisions of district courts

    28 U.S.C. § 1291   Cited 70,992 times   128 Legal Analyses
    Granting jurisdiction to the courts of appeals from final decisions of federal district courts "except where a direct review may be had in the Supreme Court"
  12. Section 40101 - Policy

    49 U.S.C. § 40101   Cited 498 times   15 Legal Analyses
    Finding that "providing assistance to law enforcement agencies in the enforcement of laws related to regulation of controlled substances" is "in the public interest"