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Contempt conviction reduced

There was ‘no evidence of contact’

A state appeals court has reduced a contempt conviction for lack of evidence. Defendant Evan J. Crittenden was convicted of first-degree criminal contempt in March 2016 in a bench trial before state Supreme Court Justice Alex R. Renzi. In a decision released Nov. 20, the Appellate Division of state Supreme Court, Fourth Department, modified the verdict “as ...

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