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Author Archives: Bennett Loudon

Covering courts and the legal community in western New York.

Judge denies request to vacate conviction

A town justice in Albany County has denied a request to vacate a 1992 drunk driving conviction because of a state regulation adopted in 2012 that subsequently prohibited the defendant from ever getting his driver’s license back.

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Case dismissed over speedy trial issue

A Bronx judge has dismissed a drunk driving charge because the prosecutor failed to comply with discovery laws and took too long to bring the case to trial.

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