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Matter of Widrick (Carpinelli)
Date: June 28, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04780
Docket Number: 114 SSM 14
People v. Parker  
Date: June 28, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04776
Docket Numbers: 35, 36

Justia Opinion Summary: Because the record in this criminal case failed to establish that the trial court provided counsel with meaningful notice of the precise contents of two substantive jury notes in discharge of a core obligation under N.Y....

People v Morrison
Date: June 28, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04777
Docket Number: 37
Garcia v. New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene  
Date: June 28, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04778
Docket Number: 64

Justia Opinion Summary: The New York City Board of Health’s promulgation of the flu vaccine falls within the powers specifically delegated to the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene in New York City Administrative Code 17-109....

Anonymous v. Molik  
Date: June 28, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04779
Docket Number: 77

Justia Opinion Summary: The Justice Center for the Protection of People with Special Needs acted within its authority under N.Y. Social Services Law 493 when it required Petitioner to undertake certain remedial measures to correct the systemic...

Matter of People v Juarez
Date: June 27, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04684
Docket Number: 58
People v. Myers  
Date: June 27, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04685
Docket Number: 78

Justia Opinion Summary: Because Defendant and the court supervising Defendant’s waiver of the right to indictment by a grand jury followed the procedure set forth under N.Y. Const. art. I, 6 by signing a written instrument in open court in the...

Ambac Assurance Corp. v. Countrywide Home Loans, Inc.  
Date: June 27, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04686
Docket Number: 79

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment of the Appellate Division concluding that the claims asserted by plaintiff Ambac Assurance Corporation in its appeal from Supreme Court’s judgment in a suit against defendant Co...

Stega v. New York Downtown Hospital  
Date: June 27, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04687
Docket Number: 80

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals held that whether an absolute privilege applies to a communication made in the course of a quasi-judicial proceeding depends on the status of the subject of the communication. New York Downtown Hosp...

Waite v. Town of Champion  
Date: June 27, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04688
Docket Number: 82

Justia Opinion Summary: At issue was whether the Town of Champion, which replaced a fire protection district with two substitute fire protection districts, complied with its statutory obligation to dissolve and terminate the fire protection dis...

West Midtown Management Group, Inc. v. State  
Date: June 26, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04666
Docket Number: 81

Justia Opinion Summary: The Office of the Medicaid Inspector General (OMIG) may withhold payments to recover from Petitioner, the operator of a methadone clinic and provider of Medicaid-covered services, the full $1,857,401 in overpayments asse...

People v Harris
Date: June 26, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04667
Docket Number: 83
Matter of Mason H. (Joseph H.)
Date: June 14, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04384
Docket Number: 112 SSM 11
People v. Tiger  
Date: June 14, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04377
Docket Number: 62

Justia Opinion Summary: Where a defendant has been convicted by guilty plea, there is no actual innocence claim cognizable under N.Y. Crim. Proc. Law 440.10(1)(h) to vacate the judgment of conviction. Defendant pleaded guilty to endangering th...

People v Thibodeau
Date: June 14, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 04378
Docket Number: 63
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