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Court of Appeals — Driving While Intoxicated: People v. McPherson; People v. Taylor; People v. Heidgen

New York State Court of Appeals Driving While Intoxicated Depraved Indifference Murder People v. McPherson; People v. Taylor; People v. Heidgen No. 177, 176, & 174 Judge Lippman Background: All three defendants challenged their convictions of depraved indifference murder. Each defendant ...

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Court of Appeals — Workers’ Compensation: Beth V. v. New York State Office of Children & Family Services, et al.

New York State Court of Appeals Workers’ Compensation Third-Party Action — Settlement Credit Beth V. v. New York State Office of Children & Family Services, et al. No. 202 Judge Read Background: On appeal, the Court of Appeals was asked ...

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Court of Appeals — Guilty Plea — Collateral Consequences: People v. Hernandez

New York State Court of Appeals Guilty Plea — Collateral Consequences Ineffective Assistance of Counsel —Deportation People v. Hernandez No. 211 Memorandum Background: The defendant pleaded guilty to sexual abuse in full satisfaction of an indictment charging him with attempted ...

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Court of Appeals — Public Officers: Lancaster v. Incorporated Village of Freeport/Glacken v. Freeport

New York State Court of Appeals Public Officers Indemnification — Refusal of Reasonable Settlement — First Amendment Lancaster v. Incorporated Village of Freeport/Glacken v. Freeport No. 181 Judge Lippman Background: The petitioners were current and former elected officials in the defendant Freeport. ...

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Court of Appeals — Plea Consequence: People v. Peque; People v. Diaz; People v. Thomas

New York State Court of Appeals Plea Consequence Deportation — Due Process People v. Peque; People v. Diaz; People v. Thomas Nos. 163, 164, 165 Judge Abdus-Salaam Background: The Court of Appeals was asked whether, prior to permitting a defendant ...

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Court of Appeals — Zoning: Rocky Point Drive-in v. Town of Brookhaven, et al.

New York State Court of Appeals Zoning Special Facts Exception — Selective Enforcement Rocky Point Drive-in v. Town of Brookhaven, et al. No. 197 Judge Rivera Background: The plaintiff sought to develop a property within the defendant town. The plaintiff ...

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