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Close calls in criminal law at the Court of Appeals in 2020

New York’s highest court stands on the precipice of major change entering 2021. Two new judges will join the court this year and they may have a significant impact on the direction of the Court as a series of 4-3 decisions in criminal law in 2020 attests. In People v. Hardy, on Jan. 25, 2015, the ...