New York’s highest court has reversed a conviction and ordered a new trial because a judge failed to properly address the defendant’s request to represent himself.
The New York State Court of Appeals has ruled that a state law that imposes restrictions on where individuals paroled after being convicted of certain crimes can live applies to youthful offenders as well as adults.
New York state’s highest court has ordered a new hearing to determine the risk level classification for a registered sex offender.
New York’s highest court has dismissed a charge of aggravated family offense because of a flaw in the charging documents.
New York’s highest court has ordered a new trial in a murder case because the judge limited access to the courtroom.
New York state’s highest court has ordered a new trial in a murder case because the judge closed the court to the public during part of the trial.
New York’s highest court has affirmed a decision to dismiss charges because of a defective superior court information.
In a split decision, the New York State Court of Appeals has affirmed rape and sex abuse convictions, rejecting the defendant’s appeal based on what he claimed was “new evidence.”
Gov. Kathy Hochul on Monday nominated New York State Court of Appeals Judge Rowan D. Wilson to serve as chief judge.
A state appeals court has ruled that town courts must comply with a records request when the request provides basic identifying information.
The New York State Court of Appeals has dismissed a case that challenged the standard used by a court to decide appeals challenging imposed sentences because the court has already corrected the standard used.
In a split decision, the New York State Court of Appeals affirmed an assault conviction and rejected a defense argument to use evidence of the victim’s prior violent crimes.
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