48 Cited authorities

  1. Jackson v. Virginia

    443 U.S. 307 (1979)   Cited 69,225 times   16 Legal Analyses
    Holding that court must presume trier of fact resolved all inferences in favor of the prosecution "even if it does not affirmatively appear in the record"
  2. Miranda v. Arizona

    384 U.S. 436 (1966)   Cited 52,366 times   60 Legal Analyses
    Holding that law enforcement officers must warn an individual of certain constitutional rights and the consequences of waiving those rights prior to conducting a custodial interrogation
  3. 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"
  4. People v. Crimmins

    36 N.Y.2d 230 (N.Y. 1975)   Cited 5,175 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Holding that an error is prejudicial "if an appellate court concludes that there is a significant probability, rather than only a rational possibility, in the particular case that the jury would have acquitted the defendant had it not been for the error or errors which occurred"
  5. People v. Gonzalez

    68 N.Y.2d 424 (N.Y. 1986)   Cited 926 times   2 Legal Analyses
    In People v Gonzalez (68 NY2d 424 [1986]), we set forth the conditions necessary to warrant a missing witness charge and a burden-shifting analysis to determine whether those conditions are met.
  6. People v. Chiddick

    2007 N.Y. Slip Op. 3757 (N.Y. 2007)   Cited 370 times
    In Chiddick, the Court of Appeals further held "[i]t is also relevant that [the victim] sought medical treatment... an indication that his pain was significant."
  7. People v. Guidice

    83 N.Y.2d 630 (N.Y. 1994)   Cited 390 times
    In People v. Guidice, 83 N.Y.2d 630, 612 N.Y.S.2d 350, 634 N.E.2d 951 [1994], the victim was punched in the face and hit in the arm with a baseball bat.
  8. People v. Vasquez

    88 N.Y.2d 561 (N.Y. 1996)   Cited 255 times
    Holding that wad of paper towels used to gag victim during the assault was dangerous instrument
  9. Matter of Philip A.

    49 N.Y.2d 198 (N.Y. 1980)   Cited 324 times
    In Matter of Philip A., 49 N.Y.2d 198, 424 N.Y.S.2d 418, 400 N.E.2d 358 [1980], the respondent hit the victim twice in the face.
  10. People v. Bornholdt

    33 N.Y.2d 75 (N.Y. 1973)   Cited 308 times
    Holding that, to invoke affirmative defense, defendant must show that he had "nothing to do with the killing itself . . . and had no idea that any of his confederates was armed or intended to engage in any conduct dangerous to life"