9 Cited authorities

  1. North Carolina v. Alford

    400 U.S. 25 (1970)   Cited 9,256 times   6 Legal Analyses
    Holding that a defendant may voluntarily, knowingly, and understandingly plead guilty and consent to be sentenced even if he is unwilling to admit to his participation in the crime when he is represented by competent counsel, he intelligently concludes that his interests require a guilty plea, and the record strongly evidences his guilt
  2. Matter of Silmon v. Travis

    95 N.Y.2d 470 (N.Y. 2000)   Cited 595 times
    Stating that, under New York law, Alford pleas are permitted only where “the record before the court contains strong evidence of actual guilt,” and observing that they “may generally be used for the same purposes as any other conviction,” including “in determining predicate felon status for sentencing”
  3. People v. Laureano

    87 N.Y.2d 640 (N.Y. 1996)   Cited 320 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Construing N.Y. Penal Law § 70.25
  4. People v. Ramirez

    89 N.Y.2d 444 (N.Y. 1996)   Cited 168 times
    Upholding consecutive robbery sentences where the defendant forcibly took the belongings of two security guards in a hotel parking lot
  5. People v. McKnight

    16 N.Y.3d 43 (N.Y. 2010)   Cited 66 times
    In People v McKnight (16 NY3d 43 [2010]), we applied the Laureano framework to assess the legality of consecutive sentencing in the context of an attempted crime.
  6. People C. v. Parks

    95 N.Y.2d 811 (N.Y. 2000)   Cited 64 times
    Holding consecutive sentences on two robbery counts not allowed where neither the indictment nor the court indicated which robbery served as the predicate for felony murder
  7. People v. Frazier

    2010 N.Y. Slip Op. 9159 (N.Y. 2010)   Cited 37 times

    No. 215. Argued November 15, 2010. Decided December 14, 2010. CROSS APPEALS, by permission of an Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals, from an order of the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court in the First Judicial Department, entered January 13, 2009. The Appellate Division modified, on the law, a judgment of the Supreme Court, New York County (Rena K. Uviller, J., at competency hearing; Charles J. Tejada, J., at jury trial and sentencing), which had convicted defendant, upon a jury verdict

  8. People v. Rosas

    868 N.E.2d 199 (N.Y. 2007)   Cited 40 times
    In Rosas, the defendant shot his former girlfriend and her husband to death (see id. at 495, 836 N.Y.S.2d 518, 868 N.E.2d 199).
  9. People v. Lee

    706 N.E.2d 1185 (N.Y. 1998)   Cited 40 times
    Upholding consecutive robbery sentences where defendant robbed a doctor and his wife in the doctor's office