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Speedy trial

May 25, 2011

Speedy Trial: People v. Paduano

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Speedy Trial Waiver by Guilty Plea People v. Paduano KA 09-01894 Appealed from Niagara County Court Background: Defendant pleaded guilty to Grand Larceny 3rd degree but on appeal contended that he was denied his statutory right to a speedy trial. The prosecution contended that this issue was forfeited by the guilty […]

Feb 28, 2011

Which pretrial motions toll the Speedy Trial clock?

The justices of the U.S. Supreme Court wrangled last week with the question of just what kind of pretrial motions stop the clock under the Speedy Trial Act. In the case U.S. v. Tinklenberg, Kalamazoo County, Mich., police, acting on a tip ...

Feb 23, 2011

Speedy Trial: People v. Cassidy

Henrietta Town Court Speedy Trial People v. Cassidy 10080230 Judge Sciortino Background: The defendant was charged with obstructing governmental administration in July 2010 for calling his wife at home while in police custody and advising her not to surrender a rifle to the sheriff’s office. Allegedly, the defendant did this knowing that the rifle was […]

Jan 13, 2011

Post-conviction Motion: People v. Sweet

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Post-conviction Motion Speedy Trial People v. Sweet KA 09-00188 Appealed from Supreme Court, Niagara County Background: After the defendant was convicted of robbery and related offenses at a jury trial, he moved to vacate the conviction. The basis of his CPL 440.10 motion was ineffective assistance of counsel, based upon failure […]

Feb 17, 2010

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 material to minors in the first degree. The defendant allegedly engaged in explicit, sexually-motivated conversations […]

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