54 Cited authorities

  1. Misicki v. Caradonna

    2009 N.Y. Slip Op. 3764 (N.Y. 2009)   Cited 412 times
    Holding that 12 N.Y.C.R.R. § 23-9.2 imposes a nondelegable duty to make "necessary repairs or replacement" upon discovery of any unsafe condition
  2. Parkview Assocs v. City of New York

    71 N.Y.2d 274 (N.Y. 1988)   Cited 281 times
    Holding that "`[e]stoppel is not available against a local government unit for the purpose of ratifying an administrative error,'" and such an administrative error does not confer rights contrary to the zoning laws
  3. National Ass'n of Women's & Children's Apparel Salesmen, Inc. v. Federal Trade Commission

    414 U.S. 1004 (1973)   Cited 105 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Approving bank's requirement that loan applicant maintain certain amount on deposit to secure proposed loan
  4. Tall Trees Construction Corp. v. Zoning Board of Appeals

    97 N.Y.2d 86 (N.Y. 2001)   Cited 134 times   1 Legal Analyses
    In Tall Trees Construction Corp., though, the court held that because the Board did not have to make any findings of fact, the court's appellate review was not limited to such findings when deciding whether the procedural dismissal was arbitrary or capricious. Tall Trees Construction Corp., 761 N.E.2d at 570.
  5. Martin v. City of Albany

    42 N.Y.2d 13 (N.Y. 1977)   Cited 216 times
    Holding that actual malice is typically shown by circumstantial evidence, including a lack of probable cause
  6. Bethlehem Steel Co. v. Turner Constr. Co.

    2 N.Y.2d 456 (N.Y. 1957)   Cited 338 times
    Stating that an interpretation of a contract should not "strain the contract language beyond its reasonable and ordinary meaning"
  7. Rosner v. Metropolitan Property Liability Ins. Co.

    96 N.Y.2d 475 (N.Y. 2001)   Cited 91 times
    Approving a court's use of dictionaries as a tool to decipher a word's plain meaning
  8. First Int. Bank v. Blankstein

    59 N.Y.2d 436 (N.Y. 1983)   Cited 120 times
    Holding "bank did not act in a commercially unreasonable manner when it proceeded against the notes rather than selling the diamonds it also held as collateral"
  9. Matter Lezette v. Bd. of Educ., Hudson

    319 N.E.2d 189 (N.Y. 1974)   Cited 145 times

    Argued September 12, 1974 Decided October 8, 1974 Appeal from the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court in the Third Judicial Department, JOHN T. CASEY, J. John M. Donoghue for appellant. James R. Sandner and Bernard F. Ashe for respondent. Joseph D. Quinn, Jr. for the Board of Education of the City School District of the City of Poughkeepsie, amicus curiae. WITMER, J. The principal issue presented on this appeal is whether petitioner, a probationary elementary school teacher whose position was

  10. People v. Wheeler

    2 N.Y.3d 370 (N.Y. 2004)   Cited 49 times

    60. Argued March 31, 2004. Decided May 13, 2004. Appeal, by permission of the Chief Judge of the Court of Appeals, from an order of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court in the Second Judicial Department, entered February 3, 2003. The Appellate Division affirmed a judgment of the Supreme Court, Kings County (Joel M. Goldberg, J.), which had convicted defendant, upon a jury verdict, of criminal possession of a weapon in the third degree. People v. Wheeler, 302 AD2d 411, affirmed. Patterson,