34 Cited authorities

  1. People v. Stultz

    2 N.Y.3d 277 (N.Y. 2004)   Cited 2,841 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding "a defendant's showing of prejudice [to be] a significant but not indispensable element in assessing meaningful representation," focusing instead on "the fairness of the proceedings as a whole"
  2. Wood v. Bartholomew

    516 U.S. 1 (1995)   Cited 498 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the failure of the prosecution to disclose that a witness had taken a polygraph test was not material under Brady where the parties agreed that the results of the test were inadmissible under state law
  3. People v. Caban

    5 N.Y.3d 143 (N.Y. 2005)   Cited 1,313 times
    Holding conspirators' statements admissible as verbal acts to prove existence of conspiracy but not, absent independent evidence of the conspiracy, for their truth
  4. People v. Turner

    2005 N.Y. Slip Op. 8766 (N.Y. 2005)   Cited 472 times   5 Legal Analyses
    Finding appellate counsel ineffective for not raising ineffectiveness of trial counsel on appeal
  5. People v. Finnegan

    85 N.Y.2d 53 (N.Y. 1995)   Cited 201 times
    In Finnegan, the Court of Appeals refused to read into another section of the VTL a requirement that the police affirmatively take certain steps, reasoning that because the Legislature did not impose such an obligation, the courts should not do so in the Legislature's place. Finnegan, 647 N.E.2d at 760-761.
  6. People v. Wiggins

    89 N.Y.2d 872 (N.Y. 1996)   Cited 158 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that defense counsel's failure to timely facilitate defendant's intention to testify before grand jury did not, per se, amount to denial of effective assistance of counsel
  7. People v. Ferguson

    67 N.Y.2d 383 (N.Y. 1986)   Cited 183 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that defense counsel validly waived a double jeopardy claim by assenting to a mistrial when defendant was not consulted or present
  8. People v. Colville

    2012 N.Y. Slip Op. 7047 (N.Y. 2012)   Cited 61 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Discussing the 1980 ABA commentary, the 1993 ABA commentary, and the law in various jurisdictions in determining the decision to request a lesser included offense rests with defense counsel
  9. People v. Evans

    79 N.Y.2d 407 (N.Y. 1992)   Cited 82 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Noting that the right to testify before the grand jury is a "valued statutory option"
  10. People v. Williams

    2012 N.Y. Slip Op. 3232 (N.Y. 2012)   Cited 42 times

    2012-04-26 The PEOPLE of the State of New York, Respondent, v. Leroy WILLIAMS, Appellant. Center for Appellate Litigation, New York City (Katharine Skolnick and Robert S. Dean of counsel), for appellant. Robert T. Johnson, District Attorney, Bronx (Justin J. Braun, Joseph N. Ferdenzi and Karen Swiger of counsel), for respondent. CIPARICK Center for Appellate Litigation, New York City (Katharine Skolnick and Robert S. Dean of counsel), for appellant. Robert T. Johnson, District Attorney, Bronx (Justin