428 U.S. 1 (1976) Cited 899 times 1 Legal Analyses
Holding that black lung compensation scheme satisfied due process because it was a "rational measure to spread the costs of the employee's disabilities to those who have profited from the fruits of their labor"
467 U.S. 717 (1984) Cited 681 times 1 Legal Analyses
Holding that retroactive aspects of legislation must satisfy due process, a burden "met simply by showing that the retroactive application of the legislation is itself justified by a rational legislative purpose"
2007 N.Y. Slip Op. 5781 (N.Y. 2007) Cited 71 times
In Matter of North v Board of Examiners of Sex Offenders of State of N.Y. (8 NY3d 745, 747), the Court of Appeals was faced with the issue whether a person convicted of the federal offense of "possession of child pornography" was subject to the registration requirements of SORA.
Finding that a portion of Banking Law § 100–c would be meaningless if applied prospectively only, given the statute's reference to EPTL § 11–2.2(b), which contains a specific date, thus warranting a retroactive application of the statute
In Majewski the New York Court of Appeals observed that "the date that legislation is to take effect is a separate question from whether the statute should apply to claims and rights then in existence.
Holding that an agency may waive compliance with a specificity requirement in a tax refund case where the agency "see fit to dispense with [its] formal requirements and to examine the merits of the claim"