36 Cited authorities

  1. Washington v. Glucksberg

    521 U.S. 702 (1997)   Cited 2,088 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. Lawrence v. Texas

    539 U.S. 558 (2003)   Cited 1,001 times   34 Legal Analyses
    Holding that persons in a homosexual relationship may seek autonomy in their consensual sexual conduct in the home just as heterosexual persons do
  3. Leon v. Martinez

    84 N.Y.2d 83 (N.Y. 1994)   Cited 7,394 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the allegations in the complaint and the supporting affidavits were adequate to withstand a motion to dismiss
  4. Obergefell v. Hodges

    135 S. Ct. 2584 (2015)   Cited 541 times   54 Legal Analyses
    Holding that laws prohibiting same-sex marriage "impos[e] disability on gays and lesbians"
  5. Vacco v. Quill

    521 U.S. 793 (1997)   Cited 410 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
  6. Markham v. Cabell

    326 U.S. 404 (1945)   Cited 341 times   1 Legal Analyses
    In Markham v. Cabell, 326 U.S. 404, 409, 66 S.Ct. 193, 195, the Court said, "The policy as well as the letter of the law is a guide to decision.
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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"
  10. People v. Scott

    79 N.Y.2d 474 (N.Y. 1992)   Cited 150 times
    Holding that N.Y. Veh. & Traf. Law § 415-, which permitted the NYPD to conduct warrantless searches of vehicle-dismantling businesses, was unconstitutional under New York's Constitution
  11. Section 125.15 - Manslaughter in the second degree

    N.Y. Penal Law § 125.15   Cited 615 times
    Requiring only recklessness
  12. Section 1.05 - General purposes

    N.Y. Penal Law § 1.05   Cited 71 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

  13. 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

  14. Section 127.800 - Section 1.01. Definitions

    Or. Rev. Stat. § 127.800   Cited 14 times

    The following words and phrases, whenever used in ORS 127.800 to 127.897, have the following meanings: (1) "Adult" means an individual who is 18 years of age or older. (2) "Attending physician" means the physician who has primary responsibility for the care of the patient and treatment of the patient's terminal disease. (3) "Capable" means that in the opinion of a court or in the opinion of the patient's attending physician or consulting physician, psychiatrist or psychologist, a patient has the