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Fourth Department — Weapons Possession: People v. Sinclair

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Weapons Possession Effective Assistance of Counsel People v. Sinclair KA 08-00652 Appealed from Monroe County Court Background: After the defendant was convicted of weapons possession at a jury trial, he contended on appeal that his trial attorney was ineffective. This was based on counsel’s failure to request a form jury instruction on the voluntariness of statements. Ruling: Affirmed. ...