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Court of Appeals split over Miranda and DNA issues

In a split decision, the New York State Court of Appeals has reversed convictions on drug and weapons charges and ordered a lower court to hold a hearing on the reliability of DNA evidence. Defendant Tyrone Wortham was convicted in ...

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Court of Appeals affirms drug conviction

In a split decision, the state’s highest court has affirmed a lower court decision to deny a defense motion to suppress evidence found in the search of a car after a traffic stop. After Chemung County Court Judge Christopher P. ...

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New trial granted in burglary case

The state’s highest court has ordered a new trial in a grand larceny case because the defendant was forced to represent himself at his trial. Defendant Bradford Shanks was accused of trying to collect insurance payments to which he was ...

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