22 Cited authorities

  1. Washington v. Glucksberg

    521 U.S. 702 (1997)   Cited 2,156 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 421 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. People v. Stuart

    100 N.Y.2d 412 (N.Y. 2003)   Cited 213 times
    Paraphrasing N.Y. Penal Law § 120.45
  4. People v. Golb

    2014 N.Y. Slip Op. 3426 (N.Y. 2014)   Cited 112 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding aggravated harassment statute in second degree as unconstitutionally vague and overly broad
  5. Matter of Storar

    52 N.Y.2d 363 (N.Y. 1981)   Cited 208 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Authorizing the removal of a patient in a persistent vegetative state from a respirator
  6. People v. Bright

    71 N.Y.2d 376 (N.Y. 1988)   Cited 154 times
    Holding the PABT was a public place and invalidating loitering statute as unconstitutionally vague
  7. Matter of Sutka v. Conners

    73 N.Y.2d 395 (N.Y. 1989)   Cited 100 times
    Stating that courts are bound to give effect to the intent of the legislature as expressed, first, in the text of the statute and, second, in the "such facts . . . as may . . . legitimately reveal [legislators' intent]"
  8. Bankers Assn. v. Albright

    38 N.Y.2d 430 (N.Y. 1975)   Cited 112 times
    In New York State Bankers Ass'n v. Albright, 38 N.Y.2d 430, 436, 343 N.E.2d 735, 381 N YS.2d 17 (1975), the court relied heavily upon the fact that the legislature had repeatedly refused to enact explicit statutory authorization for checking accounts by savings banks.
  9. People v. New York Trap Rock Corp.

    57 N.Y.2d 371 (N.Y. 1982)   Cited 86 times
    In People v. New York Tram Rock Corp., 442 N.E.2d 1222 (N Y 1982), the New York Court of Appeals held the Poughkeepsie town noise control ordinance void for vagueness. The ordinance prohibited "unnecessary noise," defined as "any excessive or unusually loud sound or any sound which either annoys, disturbs, injures or endangers the comfort, repose, health, peace or safety of a person.
  10. Compassion in Dying v. State of Wash

    79 F.3d 790 (9th Cir. 1995)   Cited 42 times
    Noting that Singleton v. Wulff, 428 U.S. 106, 116-17, described Bolton as a case "where the Court also permitted physicians to assert the rights of their patients"
  11. Section 125.15 - Manslaughter in the second degree

    N.Y. Penal Law § 125.15   Cited 616 times
    Requiring only recklessness
  12. Section 70.04 - Sentence of imprisonment for second violent felony offender

    N.Y. Penal Law § 70.04   Cited 428 times
    Establishing a statutory determinate term within the range of 10 to 25 years
  13. Section 5.00 - Penal law not strictly construed

    N.Y. Penal Law § 5.00   Cited 151 times

    The general rule that a penal statute is to be strictly construed does not apply to this chapter, but the provisions herein must be construed according to the fair import of their terms to promote justice and effect the objects of the law. N.Y. Penal Law § 5.00

  14. Section 156.05 - Unauthorized use of a computer

    N.Y. Penal Law § 156.05   Cited 25 times

    A person is guilty of unauthorized use of a computer when he or she knowingly uses, causes to be used, or accesses a computer, computer service, or computer network without authorization. Unauthorized use of a computer is a class A misdemeanor. N.Y. Penal Law § 156.05

  15. Section 120.30 - Promoting a suicide attempt

    N.Y. Penal Law § 120.30   Cited 17 times

    A person is guilty of promoting a suicide attempt when he intentionally causes or aids another person to attempt suicide. Promoting a suicide attempt is a class E felony. N.Y. Penal Law § 120.30