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Youthful Offender Status: People v. Lee

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Youthful Offender Status Denial People v. Lee KA 09-00936 Appealed from Erie County Court Background: The defendant was convicted after guilty plea to attempted murder in the second degree and robbery first degree. At sentencing he requested Youthful Offender status, but the judge denied it, giving no reasons. Ruling: By statute, the sentencing judge has a statutory obligation ...