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Criminal Contempt: People v. Nuffer

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Criminal Contempt Mistake of Law Defense  People v. Nuffer KA 09-01775 Appealed from Lewis County Court Background: A defendant was convicted after jury trial of second-degree criminal contempt for violating a family court order of protection, which barred him from the victim’s home. He asserted a mistake of law defense, contending the location was not the victim’s ...