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Tag Archives: sexual abuse

New York pays $3M to family of molested boy

ALBANY — New York state is paying $3 million to the family of developmentally disabled boy repeatedly molested by a staffer at a state-run group home who later wrote that lax supervision at the facility made it “a predator’s dream.” ...

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Fourth Department tosses case over improperly obtained evidence

The Appellate Division of state Supreme Court has upheld a lower court decision and dismissed charges against a Yates County man accused of sexual abuse. In April, Yates County Court Judge W. Patrick Falvey granted a defense motion to suppress ...

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Fourth Department – Sexual Abuse: Matter of Lylly M.G.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department – Sexual Abuse – Child’s Testimony – Affidavit of Harm   Matter of Lylly M.G. CAF 13-00504 Appealed from Family Court, Onondaga County   Background: The respondent stepfather appealed from an order determining that he sexually abused ...

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Witnesses differ on abuse circumstances

It was proper for a Monroe County trial court to allow the ex-wife of a defendant on trial on a charge of sexually abusing a girl to rebut the testimony of his former girlfriend who contradicted the child’s allegations, a ...

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Fourth Department — Sexual Abuse: People v. Williams

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Sexual Abuse Missing Witness Charge People v. Williams KA 10-02445 Appealed from Oneida County Court Background: The defendant was convicted after jury trial of first-degree sexual abuse. On appeal, he challenged the sufficiency of the evidence ...

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Fourth Department — Sexual Abuse: Matter of Leeann S.

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Sexual Abuse Expert Corroboration Matter of Leeann S. CAF 10-00110 Appealed from Family Court, Oneida County Background: The respondent father appealed from an order determining that he had sexually abused his daughter and derivatively neglected his ...

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