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Jurisdictional Defects: People v. Dreyden

New York State Court of Appeals Jurisdictional Defects ‘Reasonable Cause’ Requirement — Accusatory Instruments People v. Dreyden No. 102 Appealed from the Second Department Background: On the evening of June 2, 2007, a police officer stopped a van on a ...

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Homicide: People v. Johnson

New York State Court of Appeals Homicide Standard of Review — Weight of the Evidence People v. Johnson No. 168 SSM 23 Appealed from the First Department Background: At issue in the case is whether, upon remittal from this Court, ...

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DWI: People v. Ballman

New York State Court of Appeals DWI Previous Conviction — Out-of-State People v. Ballman No. 100 Appealed from the Fourth Department Background: This appeal raises the issue whether Vehicle and Traffic Law § 1192(8) allows an out-of-state conviction occurring prior ...

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Notice of Defense Theory: People v. Diaz

New York State Court of Appeals Notice of Defense Theory Lay Testimony People v. Diaz No. 97 Appealed from the Second Department Background: The primary issue in the case concerns whether a defendant seeking to raise an extreme emotional disturbance ...

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