Court of Appeals of New York - October 2012 Opinion Summaries

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People v. Solomon

Court of Appeals of New York
Criminal Law & Procedure
Defendant's conviction for sex-related crimes against his daughter over a four year period is reversed and a new trial ordered where: 1) there was no...
10/30/2012 153

In the Matter of the State of New York v. Shannon S.

Court of Appeals of New York
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
The judgment of the Appellate Division affirming the Supreme Court's finding that a defendant with an extensive criminal history of sex-related...
10/30/2012 172

People v. Alvarez

Court of Appeals of New York
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure
In consolidated appeals of two separate criminal cases, involving claims of denial of the right to a public trial, the judgment of the Appellate...
10/30/2012 168

People v. Herring

Court of Appeals of New York
Criminal Law & Procedure
Defendant's conviction for second-degree murder and related offenses, arising from an altercation in a crowded parking lot outside a nightclub, is...
10/30/2012 165

Custodi v. Town of Amherst

Court of Appeals of New York
Injury & Tort Law, Sports Law
In plaintiff's negligence suit to recover damages for her injuries sustained while rollerblading, the Appellate Division's reversal of the Supreme...
10/30/2012 164

In the Matter of the New York County Lawyers' Ass'n

Court of Appeals of New York
Constitutional Law, Criminal Law & Procedure, Ethics & Professional Responsibility, Government Law
In a suit brought by various county bar associations, challenging the City of New York's 2010 plan for indigent defense, permitting representation by...
10/30/2012 155

Coleman v, Daines

Court of Appeals of New York
Administrative Law, Civil Rights, Government Law, Health Law
In plaintiff's section 1983 suit alleging that the Commissioner of the New York City Human Resources Administration and the Commissioner of the New...
10/30/2012 152

People v. Meckwood

Court of Appeals of New York
Criminal Law & Procedure, Sentencing
Defendant's conviction for attempted robbery as a second violent felony offender is affirmed where: 1) defendant is not entitled to a retroactive...
10/25/2012 182

Dean v. Tower Ins. Co. of New York

Court of Appeals of New York
Contracts, Insurance Law
In homeowners' action for breach of contract against their insurer, judgment of the Appellate Division is affirmed where under the circumstances of...
10/25/2012 173

Whitebox Concentrated Convertible Arbitrage Partners, LP v. Superior Well Services, Inc.

Court of Appeals of New York
Corporation & Enterprise Law, Securities Law
In plaintiffs' suit against a corporation seeking to compel the repurchase of preferred stock, the Appellate Division's dismissal of the complaint is...
10/25/2012 176
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