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People v. Allen  
Date: December 13, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 08537
Docket Number: 137

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals reversed the decision of the Appellate Division reversing Defendant’s conviction of manslaughter and granting Defendant a new trial, holding that the People’s failure to obtain court permission to re...

People v. Hakes  
Date: December 13, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 08538
Docket Number: 139

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals reversed the decision of the Appellate Division reversing the judgment of the county court on the basis that Defendant’s sentence was illegal because sentencing courts cannot require a defendant to p...

T-Mobile Northeast, LLC v. DeBellis  
Date: December 13, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 08539
Docket Number: 140

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals affirmed the order of the Appellate Division determining that certain telecommunications equipment was taxable property pursuant to N.Y. Real Prop. Tax Law (RPTL) 102(12)(i), holding that the Appella...

People v Flores
Date: December 13, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 08540
Docket Number: 141
New York Civil Liberties Union v. New York City Police Department  
Date: December 11, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 08423
Docket Number: 133

Justia Opinion Summary: In this Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) dispute, the Court of Appeals held that police officer personnel records are exempt from disclosure pursuant to N.Y. Pub. Off. Law 87(2)(a) and N.Y. Civ. Rights Law 50-a. The Ne...

People v. Diaz  
Date: December 11, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 08424
Docket Number: 134

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals held that Defendant’s murder of his thirteen-year-old half-sister in Virginia, an offense for which registration is required under Virginia’s Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry Act, Va....

Mancini v. Services  
Date: December 11, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 08425
Docket Number: 135

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals affirmed the decision of the Appellate Division affirming the decision of the Workers’ Compensation Board that Claimant was entitled to 275 weeks of additional compensation due to an arm he received...

People v Yelich
Date: December 11, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 08426
Docket Number: 138
Matter of Luis P.
Date: December 11, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 08427
Docket Number: 148 SSM 25
People v. Suazo  
Date: November 27, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 08056
Docket Number: 117

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals reversed the order of the Appellate Division and directed that a new trial be ordered in this case involving a noncitizen charged with a crime carrying the penalty of deportation, holding (1) a nonci...

Gonzalez v. Annucci  
Date: November 27, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 08057
Docket Number: 121

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals concluded that the Appellate Division erred in holding that the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) had an obligation to provide sex offenders residing in a residential treatm...

People v Jones
Date: November 27, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 08058
Docket Number: 122
Matter of New York City Asbestos Litig.
Date: November 27, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 08059
Docket Number: 123
Matter of Pena v New York State Gaming Commn.
Date: November 27, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 08060
Docket Number: 136
Matter of DeVera v. Elia  
Date: November 20, 2018
Citation: 2018 NY Slip Op 07922
Docket Number: 115

Justia Opinion Summary: The Court of Appeals affirmed the Appellate Division concluding that the Commissioner of the State Education Department’s determination regarding Petitioner’s request for funding was affected by its erroneous interpretat...

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