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  1. Greenfield v. Philles Records (2002)

    Edwards & Angell LLP, New York City (Ira G. Greenberg and Idelle R. Abrams of counsel), and Peltz & Walker (Alexander Peltz of counsel) for respondents.


    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  2. Lama Holding v. Smith Barney (1996)

    Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn (George R Kucik and David T. Dekker of the District of Columbia Bar, admitted pro hac vice, of counsel) and Arent Fox Kintner Plotkin & Kahn, New York City (Jill R. Newman of counsel), for appellants.


    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  3. Matter of Allstate Ins. Co.(stolarz-Njm) (1993)

    In this automobile insurance dispute, both Supreme Court and the Appellate Division concluded that there was a conflict between New York and New Jersey law, and that New York law should control. We conclude there is no such conflict, and in any event New Jersey law applies. Accordingly, we reverse.


    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  4. NY Univ. v. CONT'L INS CO (1995)

    Robert P. Walton, New York City, S. Andrew Schaffer, Howard S. Sussman, Eugene R. Anderson, Robert M. Horkovich and Steven J. Dolmanisth for respondent.


    Court: New York Court of Appeals Docket: Argued November 28, 1995
  5. Pension Fund v. Marine Bank (1995)

    This appeal by two union funds from dismissal of their action against a bank focuses on the meaning of the phrase "[d]eceptive acts and practices" as used in General Business Law ยง 349. We conclude that there are questions of fact as to whether the bank's acts constituted conduct prohibited by the statute.


    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  6. Guard-Life v. PARKER MFG (1980)

    In January, 1968 plaintiff Guard-Life Corporation entered into a contract with Kokusan, a Japanese manufacturer of locks, which provided that Guard-Life would be Kokusan's exclusive distributor in the United States and Canada with respect to locks described in a schedule attached to the contract, production samples of which were to be subject to prior approval by Guard-Life. The contract had a stated term of five years and was thereafter "automatically [to] continue in force indefinitely" [...]

    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  7. Dalton v. Educ. Testing Serv. (1995)

    White & Case, New York City (Philip H. Schaeffer, J. Stepan Wood and William R. Spiegelberger of counsel), and Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering (Bruce Berman and Michael F. Bennet, of the District of Columbia Bar, admitted pro hac vice, of counsel), for appellant.


    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  8. Hamilton v. Beretta Corp. (2001)

    Gordon, Feinblatt, Rothman, Hoffberger & Hollander, L. L. C., Baltimore, Maryland (Lawrence S. Greenwald, Nancy E. Paige and Catherine A. Bledsoe of counsel), and Morgan, Melhuish, Monaghan, Arvidson, Abrutyn & Lisowski, New York City (Daniel T. Hughes and Erin A. O'Leary of counsel), for Beretta U.S.A. Corp. and another, appellants.


    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  9. Kass v. Kass (1998)

    Although in vitro fertilization (IVF) procedures are now more than two decades old and in wide use, this is the first such dispute to reach our Court. Specifically in issue is the disposition of five frozen, stored pre-embryos, or "pre-zygotes,"[1] created five years ago, during the parties' marriage, to assist them in having a child. Now divorced, appellant (Maureen Kass) wants the pre-zygotes implanted, claiming this is her only chance for genetic motherhood; respondent (Steven Kass) objects [...]

    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  10. Morris v. Dept. of Taxation (1993)

    Dorsey & Whitney, New York City (Richard H. Silberberg and Robert G. Manson of counsel), and Simon, Uncyk & Borenkind, New York City (Eli Uncyk of counsel), for appellant.


    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  11. People v. Feingold (2006)

    Judges ROSENBLATT, READ and R.S. SMITH concur with Judge G.B. SMITH; Judge CIPARICK dissents and votes to affirm in an opinion in which Chief Judge KAYE concurs; Chief Judge KAYE dissents in another opinion; Judge GRAFFEO dissents and votes to affirm in a separate opinion.


    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  12. Sabetay v. Sterling Drug (1987)

    Plaintiff asserts he was wrongfully discharged from employment because he refused to participate in certain improper, unethical and illegal activities, and because he "blew the whistle" on these alleged activities. He was employed by a division of the defendant corporation without a written contract, and alleges that his dismissal was in violation of two contractual obligations: the first arising from the "Corporate Employee Relations Policy" manual and the second arising from Sterling's Code [...]

    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  13. People v. Gonzalez (2004)

    On January 25, 2000, defendant entered a Rochester barber shop and whispered something to another person in the shop. Although both left quickly, defendant soon returned, kicked in the door, stepped inside, pulled a gun from his waistband and shot the victim in the chest from a distance of six to seven feet. As the victim fell to the floor, defendant fired again, shooting him in the head. Defendant then leaned over the prone body and fired eight more shots into the victim's back and head. [...]

    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  14. People v. Payne (2004)

    Chief Judge KAYE and Judges G.B. SMITH, CIPARICK and R.S. SMITH concur with Judge ROSENBLATT; Judge R.S. SMITH concurs in a separate concurring opinion; Judge READ dissents in another opinion in which Judge GRAFFEO concurs.


    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  15. Carvel Corp. v. Noonan (2004)

    Duane Morris LLP, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (J. Manly Parks, Wayne A. Mack and James H. Steigerwald of counsel), and Aegis J. Frumento, New York City, for respondents.


    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  16. Rocanova v. Equitable Life (1994)

    Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, New York City (Sidney S. Rosdeitcher, Jonathan H. Hurwitz, Fay Rosenfeld and William A. Walker of counsel), and Law Office of Norman L. Tolle (Michael W. Brody of counsel), for appellant in the first above-entitled action.


    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  17. Channel Master Corp. v. Aluminium Ltd. (1958)

    The plaintiff, a manufacturer and processor of aluminum, requires for its business a dependable supply of aluminum ingot in large quantity. The defendant is engaged in the business of selling that metal. The amended complaint states two causes of action.


    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  18. MATTER OF TROPEA v. Tropea (1996)

    In each of these appeals, a divorced spouse who was previously granted custody of the couple's minor offspring seeks permission to move away from the area in which the noncustodial spouse resides. Both noncustodial spouses oppose the move, contending that it would significantly reduce the access to the children that they now enjoy. Their respective appeals from the Appellate Division order and the Family Court judgment authorizing the requested moves raise significant questions regarding the [...]

    Court: New York Court of Appeals
  19. Oppenheimer & Co. v. Oppenheim (1995)

    The parties entered into a letter agreement setting forth certain conditions precedent to the formation and existence of a sublease between them. The agreement provided that there would be no sublease between the parties "unless and until" plaintiff delivered to defendant the prime landlord's written consent to certain "tenant work" on or before a specified deadline. If this condition did not occur, the sublease was to be deemed "null and void." Plaintiff provided only oral notice on the [...]

    Court: New York Court of Appeals Docket: Decided November 30, 1995
  20. People v. Sanchez (2002)

    Chief Judge KAYE and Judges WESLEY and GRAFFEO concur with Judge LEVINE; Judges SMITH and ROSENBLATT dissent and vote to reverse, reduce the conviction to manslaughter in the second degree and remit for resentencing in separate dissenting opinions; Judge CIPARICK dissents and votes to reverse and dismiss the indictment in another opinion.


    Court: New York Court of Appeals

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