Author Archives: Bennett Loudon

Covering courts and the legal community in western New York.

Fourth Department reduces sentence

The Fourth Department has reduced the sentence of a man convicted of a weapon charge. Defendant Victor Long pleaded guilty in state Supreme Court in Buffalo in September 2018 to second-degree criminal possession of a weapon. “As a matter of ...

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Fourth Department reserves decision

Appellate Division Fourth Department

The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court, Fourth Department, reserved decision in a case where the defendant claimed ineffective assistance of counsel. The defendant, Bryan Lee, pleaded guilty in Cayuga County Court in Auburn in May 2019 to first-degree assault. ...

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