23 Cited authorities

  1. Washington v. Glucksberg

    521 U.S. 702 (1997)   Cited 2,077 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that courts should precisely define purported substantive due process rights to direct and restrain exposition of the Due Process Clause
  2. Vacco v. Quill

    521 U.S. 793 (1997)   Cited 407 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that New York's assisted suicide law had a rational basis, therefore comporting with equal protection, despite its controversy among medical experts
  3. Derdiarian v. Felix Contr Co.

    51 N.Y.2d 308 (N.Y. 1980)   Cited 1,723 times
    Holding that the negligence of a driver did not negate a contractor's failure to safeguard an excavation site, and that "[b]ecause questions concerning what is foreseeable and what is normal may be the subject of varying inferences, as is the question of negligence itself, these issues generally are for the fact finder to resolve"
  4. Rivers v. Katz

    67 N.Y.2d 485 (N.Y. 1986)   Cited 248 times
    Establishing the right of mentally incompetent persons to refuse certain drugs
  5. Matter of Storar

    52 N.Y.2d 363 (N.Y. 1981)   Cited 209 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Authorizing the removal of a patient in a persistent vegetative state from a respirator
  6. Hernandez v. Robles

    2006 N.Y. Slip Op. 5239 (N.Y. 2006)   Cited 100 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Concluding that rational-basis scrutiny was appropriate in part because same-sex relationships "cannot lead to the birth of children"
  7. Flanagan v. Mt. Eden Gen. Hosp

    24 N.Y.2d 427 (N.Y. 1969)   Cited 219 times
    Holding that "[when] a foreign object is left in a patient's body . . . no claim can be made that the patient's action may be feigned or frivolous . . . there is no possible causal break between the negligence of the doctor or hospital and the patient's injury . . . the danger of belated, false or frivolous claims is eliminated"
  8. Campaign for Fiscal Equity v. State of N.Y

    100 N.Y.2d 893 (N.Y. 2003)   Cited 75 times
    Adopting standard of adequacy
  9. Cricchio v. Pennisi

    683 N.E.2d 301 (N.Y. 1997)   Cited 84 times
    Holding that the DSS is entitled to first satisfy the lien from those personal injury settlement funds, leaving the remainder available for transfer to a supplemental needs trust for the benefit of the Medicaid recipient plaintiff
  10. Affronti v. Crosson

    95 N.Y.2d 713 (N.Y. 2001)   Cited 55 times
    Taking judicial notice of document taken from public records
  11. Section 1.05 - General purposes

    N.Y. Penal Law § 1.05   Cited 70 times

    The general purposes of the provisions of this chapter are: 1. To proscribe conduct which unjustifiably and inexcusably causes or threatens substantial harm to individual or public interests; 2. To give fair warning of the nature of the conduct proscribed and of the sentences authorized upon conviction; 3. To define the act or omission and the accompanying mental state which constitute each offense; 4. To differentiate on reasonable grounds between serious and minor offenses and to prescribe proportionate