30 Cited authorities

  1. Brown v. Entertainment Merchants Assn.

    564 U.S. 786 (2011)   Cited 353 times   9 Legal Analyses
    Holding that even if violent video games make people more aggressive, California could not prohibit their sale to children
  2. 511 West 232nd Owners Corp. v. Jennifer Realty Co.

    98 N.Y.2d 144 (N.Y. 2002)   Cited 1,712 times
    Holding that the plaintiffs sufficiently pled a breach of the implied covenant of good faith and fair dealing by alleging that the defendant, which contracted to convert its building into a cooperative, rejected bona fide purchase offers from prospective tenants
  3. Brown v. Board of Education

    347 U.S. 483 (1954)   Cited 2,501 times   14 Legal Analyses
    Holding that segregating schoolchildren by race is unconstitutional
  4. Fontanetta v. John Doe

    73 A.D.3d 78 (N.Y. App. Div. 2010)   Cited 704 times
    Holding that corporate documents and redacted reports are not documentary evidence for purposes of CPRL 3211
  5. Beal Sav. Bank v. Sommer

    8 N.Y.3d 318 (N.Y. 2007)   Cited 462 times   2 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a contract should not be interpreted so as to render any portion of it meaningless
  6. Zacchini v. Scripps-Howard Broadcasting Co.

    433 U.S. 562 (1977)   Cited 316 times   10 Legal Analyses
    Holding that the Supreme Court may review state-court judgments that rest on state law when the state court "felt compelled by what it understood to be federal constitutional considerations to construe and apply its own law in the manner it did"
  7. Rogers v. Grimaldi

    875 F.2d 994 (2d Cir. 1989)   Cited 292 times   34 Legal Analyses
    Holding that title of movie "Ginger and Fred" contained "expressive element" implicating First Amendment
  8. Mastrovincenzo v. City of New York

    435 F.3d 78 (2d Cir. 2006)   Cited 178 times
    Holding that contracts should be interpreted to avoid absurd results
  9. Plessy v. Ferguson

    163 U.S. 537 (1896)   Cited 648 times   4 Legal Analyses
    Holding that it was not a violation of the Equal Protection Clause for a state law to segregate white and colored people in public facilities provided "equal" alternatives were provided for each race
  10. Crepin v. Fogarty

    59 A.D.3d 837 (N.Y. App. Div. 2009)   Cited 60 times
    In Crepin v Fogarty (59 AD3d 837, 839), the Appellate Division, Third Department, found that a deed qualified as "documentary evidence" where it conclusively established the validity of the disputed easement.
  11. Section 3026 - Construction

    N.Y. C.P.L.R. § 3026   Cited 1,207 times

    Pleadings shall be liberally construed. Defects shall be ignored if a substantial right of a party is not prejudiced. N.Y. C.P.L.R. Law § 3026

  12. Section 5602 - Appeals to the court of appeals by permission

    N.Y. C.P.L.R. § 5602   Cited 1,087 times
    Discussing appeals by permission to New York Court of Appeals
  13. Section 51 - Action for injunction and for damages

    N.Y. Civ. Rights Law § 51   Cited 224 times   8 Legal Analyses

    Any person whose name, portrait, picture or voice is used within this state for advertising purposes or for the purposes of trade without the written consent first obtained as above provided may maintain an equitable action in the supreme court of this state against the person, firm or corporation so using his name, portrait, picture or voice, to prevent and restrain the use thereof; and may also sue and recover damages for any injuries sustained by reason of such use and if the defendant shall have