29 Cited authorities

  1. Plaut v. Spendthrift Farm, Inc.

    514 U.S. 211 (1995)   Cited 771 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Holding legislated invalidation of final judgments to be categorically unconstitutional
  2. Martinez v. City of Schenectady

    97 N.Y.2d 78 (N.Y. 2001)   Cited 615 times
    Holding that "[t]he existence of probable cause serves as a legal justification for the arrest and an affirmative defense to the claim" even where part of the evidence establishing probable cause was suppressed due to the illegality of the search yielding that evidence
  3. McLean v. City of New York

    2009 N.Y. Slip Op. 2449 (N.Y. 2009)   Cited 480 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Recognizing shortcomings in conduct of municipal employees that could have prevented harm incurred by plaintiffs, but noting that "this is not the test" for municipal liability
  4. Valdez v. City of New York

    2011 N.Y. Slip Op. 7252 (N.Y. 2011)   Cited 362 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Discussing the "fundamental obligation of a plaintiff pursuing a negligence cause of action to prove that the putative defendant owed a duty of care"
  5. Burns Jackson v. Lindner

    59 N.Y.2d 314 (N.Y. 1983)   Cited 738 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Holding that plaintiff had common law right to sue for illegal strikes despite lack of a private cause of action under New York statute prohibiting illegal strikes
  6. Brown v. State of New York

    89 N.Y.2d 172 (N.Y. 1996)   Cited 476 times
    Holding that award of damages for constitutional tort was necessary where injunctive remedies “all fall short”
  7. Arteaga v. State of New York

    72 N.Y.2d 212 (N.Y. 1988)   Cited 559 times
    Finding absolute immunity appropriate when a defendant's conduct "involves the conscious exercise of discretion of a judicial or quasi-judicial nature"
  8. Saarinen v. Kerr

    84 N.Y.2d 494 (N.Y. 1994)   Cited 345 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a standard of "reckless disregard for the safety of others" required evidence that defendant had engaged in conduct "of an unreasonable character in disregard of a known or obvious risk that was so great as to make it highly probable that harm would follow and ha[d] done so with conscious indifference to the outcome"
  9. CPC International Inc. v. McKesson

    70 N.Y.2d 268 (N.Y. 1987)   Cited 305 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that financial projections were "material existing fact, sufficient to support a fraud action"
  10. Lichtenstein v. State

    93 N.Y.2d 911 (N.Y. 1999)   Cited 161 times
    In Lichtenstein, a widow filed a claim for her deceased husband's personal injuries and wrongful death within three months of his death despite the fact that no letters of administration had been issued.