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Fourth Department – Assault: People v. Kaba

New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department Assault Justification – Legally sufficient evidence People v. Kaba KA 16-01504 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County Background: The defendant appealed from his conviction of assault on the basis that ...

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Court of Appeals – Forgery: People v. Watts

New York State Court of Appeals Forgery Counterfeit concert tickets People v. Watts No. 125 Judge Fahey Background: The defendant was accused of selling counterfeit concert tickets and convicted of criminal possession of a forged instrument. On appeal, he argues ...

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Court of Appeals – Assault: People v. Garland

New York State Court of Appeals Assault Serious Physical Injury – Legal sufficiency People v. Garland No. 147 SSM 24 Memorandum Background: The defendant challenges his convictions for first-degree assault, arguing that the evidence was not legally sufficient to establish ...

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