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Pleas: People v. Brown

New York State Court of Appeals Pleas Duress People v. Brown No. 28 Appealed from the Fourth Department Background: The defendant, under indictment for one count of robbery in the third degree and one count of grand larceny in the ...

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Adoption: Petition to Vacate an Adoption Decree, in the Adoption of John Doe

New York State Court of Appeals Adoption Applicability of Best Interests Rule Petition to Vacate an Adoption Decree, in the Adoption of John Doe No. 20 Appealed from the First Department Background: The parties to the proceeding are former lovers ...

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Indictments: People v. Pierce

New York State Court of Appeals Indictments   Lesser Included Offenses People v. Pierce No. 27 Appealed from the Fourth Department Background: A waiver of indictment and SCI were intended to effectuate a plea agreement between the prosecution and the ...

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False Instruments: People v. Taylor

New York State Court of Appeals False Instruments People v. Taylor No. 2 Appealed from the Second Department Background: The defendant law offices were convicted, following a non-jury trial in Nassau County Court, of four counts of offering a false ...

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Speedy Trial: People v. Price

New York State Court of Appeals Speedy Trial People v. Price No. 7 Appealed from the Second Department Background: On Feb. 2, 2006, the defendant was arraigned in Suffolk County on a felony complaint charging him with attempted disseminating indecent ...

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Jury Charge: People v. Edwards

New York State Court of Appeals Jury Charge Missing Witness People v. Edwards No. 80 SSM 28 Appealed from the Fourth Department Background: Defendant argued that an uncalled witness could have either contradicted or corroborated the complaining witness at trial ...

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