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Court of Appeals- Missing juror: People v. Lang

New York State Court of Appeals  Missing juror Mistrial – Reasonable inquiry – Substitution People v. Lang No. 27 Judge Garcia Background: The defendant was arrested and charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon. During the trial, a ...

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Court of Appeals – Suppression: People v. Page

New York State Court of Appeals Suppression Citizen’s arrest – Federal interdiction agent – Peace officer People v. Page No. 47 Judge Feinman Background: A federal marine interdiction agent with the United States Customs and Border Protection stopped a driver ...

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Court of Appeals – Appellate review: People v. Harris

New York State Court of Appeals Appellate review Adverse decision – Affirming on alternate grounds People v. Harris No. 64 SSM 6 Memorandum Background: The defendant was convicted of criminal possession of stolen property. He moved to suppress physical evidence ...

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Court of Appeals – Designating petition: Ferreyra et al v. Arroyo

New York State Court of Appeals Designating petition Fraud – Invalidated Ferreyra et al v. Arroyo No. 57 Per Curiam Background: At issue is whether the designating petition submitted by the respondent should be invalidated because it is permeated by ...

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Court of Appeals – Ineffective assistance of counsel: People v. Maffei

New York State Court of Appeals Ineffective assistance of counsel Challenge prospective juror – Juror bias – Pre-trial media coverage People v. Maffei No. 25 Judge DiFiore Background: The defendant argues he was denied the effective assistance of counsel based ...

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Court of Appeals – Criminal Procedure Law: People v. Holz

New York State Court of Appeals Criminal Procedure Law Review of suppression decisions – Satisfied count – Legislative intent People v. Holz No. 33 Judge Fahey Background: At issue is whether Section 710.70 (2) of the Criminal Procedure Law grants ...

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Court of Appeals – Arbitration: American International Specialty Lines Ins. Co. v. Allied Capital Cor., et al.

New York State Court of Appeals Arbitration Scope of authority – Reconsideration of partial award American International Specialty Lines Ins. Co. v. Allied Capital Cor., et al. No. 23 Judge Stein Background: At issue on appeal is whether an arbitration ...

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Court of Appeals – Charging information: People v. Middleton

New York State Court of Appeals Charging information Jurisdictional defect – Official misconduct – Intended benefit allegation People v. Middleton No. 24 Memorandum Background: The defendant was charged with one count of official misconduct. On appeal, the defendant argues that ...

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