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Tag Archives: Effective Assistance of Counsel

New York State Court of Appeals – Effective Assistance of Counsel: People v. Jarvis

New York State Court of Appeals – Effective Assistance of Counsel –  Cumulative Lapses   People v. Jarvis No. 52 Memorandum   Background: At issue is whether the defendant had been deprived of effective assistance of counsel.   Ruling: The ...

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Fourth Department – Effective Assistance of Counsel: People v. Dealmeida

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Effective Assistance of Counsel – Suppression of Evidence People v. Dealmeida KA 13-00336 Appealed from Oneida County Court Background: The defendant appeals, upon his plea of guilty, of criminal possession of a controlled substance in ...

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Fourth Department – Effective Assistance of Counsel: People v. Bank

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Effective Assistance of Counsel   People v. Bank KA 14-00079 Appealed from Monroe County Court Background: The defendant was convicted of manslaughter in the second degree and vehicular manslaughter in the second degree. The defendant ...

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Fourth Department – Effective Assistance of Counsel: People v. Carver

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Effective Assistance of Counsel – Suppression Motion People v. Carver KA 10–01363 Appealed from Supreme Court, Monroe County Background: The defendant, convicted of burglary after a jury trial, argued on appeal that his attorney was ...

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Second Circuit — Effective Assistance of Counsel: United States v. Griffiths

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit Effective Assistance of Counsel Court Appointed — Attorney Incapacity United States v. Griffiths 13-2102-cv Judges Cabranes, Lynch and Lohier Background: The defendant appealed from a judgment of conviction on one count of ...

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Fourth Department — Effective Assistance of Counsel: People v. Atkinson

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Effective Assistance of Counsel Guilty Plea People v. Atkinson KA 12-00359 Appealed from Genesee County Court Background: The defendant pleaded guilty to arson but contended on appeal that he was denied effective assistance of counsel. He ...

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Court of Appeals — Effective Assistance of Counsel: People v. Oliveras

New York State Court of Appeals Effective Assistance of Counsel Mental Illness — Medical Records vs. Biased Testimony People v. Oliveras No. 105 Judge Rivera Background: The people appealed from an order that granted the defendant’s motion to vacate his ...

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Fourth Department — Effective Assistance of Counsel: People v. Wittman

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Effective Assistance of Counsel Inadequate Cross-examination People v. Wittman KA 08-02370 Appealed from Monroe County Court Background: The defendant appealed his conviction of second-degree assault. The defendant claimed that he was denied effective assistance of counsel ...

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Fourth Department — Effective Assistance of Counsel: People v. White

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Effective Assistance of Counsel Speedy Trial People v. White KA 11-00140 Appealed from Erie County Background: The defendant was convicted by a jury of third-degree rape. On appeal, the defendant contended in his pro se brief that ...

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Fourth Department — Weapons Possession: People v. Sinclair

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Weapons Possession Effective Assistance of Counsel People v. Sinclair KA 08-00652 Appealed from Monroe County Court Background: After the defendant was convicted of weapons possession at a jury trial, he contended on appeal that his trial ...

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Fourth Department — Effective Assistance of Counsel: People v. Webb

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Effective Assistance of Counsel ‘Sandoval’ Ruling People v. Webb KA 10-00852 Appealed from Monroe County Court Background: After conviction at trial of two felony counts of possessing a weapon, the defendant contended on appeal that he was ...

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