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Sentencing: People v. McCrimager

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Sentencing Court Discretion People v. McCrimager KA 09-01304 Appealed from Supreme Court, Erie County Background: The defendant on appeal challenged the sentence that was imposed upon his guilty plea to attempted drug possession. The issue was ...

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Escape: People v. Colon

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Escape Parole Officer Arrest People v. Colon KA 09-01788 Appeal from Supreme Court, Erie County Background: The defendant was taken into custody while on parole by his parole officer. No warrant had been issued. Later that ...

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Right to Testify: People v. Cosby

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Right to Testify Attorney’s Advice People v. Cosby KA 06-03311 Appealed from Supreme Court, Onondaga County Background: The defendant was convicted of rape and menacing. He appealed from the conviction and from the denial of a ...

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New lawyers being sworn in

The next class of candidates of Fourth Department attorneys and counselors at law includes 279 who will be sworn March 3. The Appellate Division, Fourth Department’s bar admission ceremony ...

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Murder: People v. Gause

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Murder Double Jeopardy People v. Gause KA 08-01878 Appealed from Monroe County Court Background: The defendant had originally been charged with depraved-indifference murder and intentional murder, with the jury convicting on the depraved-indifference count but not ...

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Escape: People v. Swan

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Escape Stipulated Facts People v. Swan KA 09-02349 Appealed from Cayuga County Court Background: The defendant had been pleaded guilty to escape in the second degree and had appealed the conviction. When the court of appeals ...

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