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Sentencing: People v. Acevedo

New York State Court of Appeals Sentencing Concurrent or Consecutive Terms People v. Acevedo No. 64 Appealed from the Second Department] Background: On Nov. 7, 1997, the county court rendered judgment convicting the defendant of criminal possession of a controlled ...

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Statute of Limitations: Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC v. King

New York State Court of Appeals Statute of Limitations Choice of Forum — Forum Shopping Portfolio Recovery Associates LLC v. King No. 46 Appealed from the Third Department Background: In April 1989, defendant Jared King, then a resident of Connecticut, ...

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Evidence: Linton v. Nawaz

New York State Court of Appeals Evidence Linton v. Nawaz No. 122 SSM 8 Appealed from the First Department Background: In a personal injury case in which a taxi struck the plaintiff, the plaintiff’s evidence relating to injuries to his ...

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Jury Communications: People v. Kadarko

New York State Court of Appeals Jury Communications Note to Judge People v. Kadarko No. 54 Appealed from the First Department Background: The defendant was indicted and tried for allegedly robbing food deliverymen on five separate occasions. During the course ...

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Evidence: People v. Caban

New York State Court of Appeals Evidence License Suspension — Negligent Homicide People v. Caban No. 42 Appealed from the First Department Background: The defendant, while backing her car, hit and killed a pedestrian. At the time, the defendant’s license ...

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Jury Charges: People v. Carr

New York State Court of Appeals Jury Charges Trial Court’s Discretion — Delay People v. Carr No. 50 Appealed from the Fourth Department Background: The defendant sought a missing person charge but made the request for the charge after the ...

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