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Court of Appeals – People v. Scott

New York State Court of Appeals Accomplice Liability Manslaughter – Community of Purpose People v. Scott No. 87 Memorandum Background: Two brothers were assaulted by the defendant and another person, leaving one of the brothers unconscious. He later died from ...

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Court of Appeals – ACE Securities Corp v. DB Structured Products

New York State Court of Appeals Breach of Representation and Warranty Accrual – Condition Precedent ACE Securities Corp v. DB Structured Products No. 85 Judge Read Background: The appeal originates from a transaction involving residential mortgage-backed securities. The defendants were ...

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Court of Appeals – People v. Rivera

New York State Court of Appeals Physician-Patient Privilege Duty to Report – Child Protection People v. Rivera No. 20 Judge Pigott Background: The defendant, while seeking treatment from a psychiatrist, admitted to sexually abusing an 11-year-old relative. The psychiatrist notified ...

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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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New York State Court of Appeals – ‘Miranda’ Waiver: People v. Williams

New York State Court of Appeals – ‘Miranda’ Waiver – Selective Silence – Reference by Prosecution   People v. Williams No. 34 Judge Fahey   Background: At issue are the people’s references in their case-in-chief to defendant’s selective silence during ...

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New York State Court of Appeals – ‘Miranda’ Waiver: People v. Williams

New York State Court of Appeals – ‘Miranda’ Waiver – Selective Silence – Reference by Prosecution   People v. Williams No. 34 Judge Fahey   Background: At issue are the people’s references in their case-in-chief to defendant’s selective silence during ...

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