14 Cited authorities

  1. State v. Danielson

    2007 N.Y. Slip Op. 9814 (N.Y. 2007)   Cited 7,321 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding a "legally sufficient verdict can be against the weight of the evidence"
  2. People v. Steinberg

    79 N.Y.2d 673 (N.Y. 1992)   Cited 313 times
    Holding that "jury could have inferred from the evidence that defendant’s objective in assaulting Lisa and failing to summon medical assistance was to cause serious physical injury"
  3. People v. Barnes

    50 N.Y.2d 375 (N.Y. 1980)   Cited 435 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the relevant "moral certainty" standard "does not apply to a situation where, as here, both direct and circumstantial evidence are employed to demonstrate a defendant's culpability"
  4. People v. Ford

    66 N.Y.2d 428 (N.Y. 1985)   Cited 326 times
    Retaining the charge because it emphasizes the need for careful reasoning and "forecloses danger . . . that the trier of facts may leap logical gaps in the proof offered and draw unwarranted conclusion based on probabilities of low degree"
  5. People v. Mackey

    49 N.Y.2d 274 (N.Y. 1980)   Cited 202 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Stating "unless there is read into the words `a crime' more than the Legislature has stated, intent to commit a specific crime is not an element, and the necessity for particulars, and with it the due process question, disappears"
  6. People v. Smith

    79 N.Y.2d 309 (N.Y. 1992)   Cited 120 times
    Holding that a robbery defendant must use or threaten force with the "conscious objective" of accomplishing theft
  7. People v. Bueno

    2011 N.Y. Slip Op. 8443 (N.Y. 2011)   Cited 53 times

    2011-11-21 The PEOPLE of the State of New York, Respondent, v. Christian BUENO, Appellant. Appellate Advocates, New York City (Denise A. Corsi and Lynn W.L. Fahey of counsel), for appellant. Charles J. Hynes, District Attorney, Brooklyn (Rhea A. Grob and Leonard Joblove of counsel), for respondent. Chief Judge LIPPMAN (dissenting). Appellate Advocates, New York City (Denise A. Corsi and Lynn W.L. Fahey of counsel), for appellant. Charles J. Hynes, District Attorney, Brooklyn (Rhea A. Grob and Leonard

  8. People v. Hedgeman

    70 N.Y.2d 533 (N.Y. 1987)   Cited 70 times
    In Hedgeman, the New York Court of Appeals held that the minimum showing for a conviction under section 160.10(1) is that the other person actually present "was ready, willing, or able to aid defendant in the forcible stealing."
  9. People v. Grant

    2011 N.Y. Slip Op. 7304 (N.Y. 2011)   Cited 23 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that evidence was insufficient to prove defendant was in "actual possession" of dangerous instrument because the only evidence was a handwritten demand note defendant passed to the victim
  10. People v. Carr-El

    99 N.Y.2d 546 (N.Y. 2002)   Cited 33 times

    154 Decided December 17, 2002. APPEAL, by permission of a Justice of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court in the Second Judicial Department, from an order of that Court, entered October 29, 2001, which affirmed a judgment of the Supreme Court (Lawrence J. Finnegan, J.) rendered in Queens County upon a verdict convicting defendant of robbery in the second degree, grand larceny in the fourth degree, criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree and criminal possession of stolen property