New York Criminal Law in the News – Thursday, September, 8, 2011

  • Non-lawyer cannot run for Queens District Attorney (New York Law Journal)
  • NYC Mayor blames weak gun laws for this past week's shootings (New York Times)
  • "Boarding School Bandit" sentenced to only one year in jail for a one night crime spree (New York Post)
  • A Staten Island Mother allegedly burned her son with a heated up knife to teach him a lesson (New York Post)
  • NYPD and other law enforcement departments met in NYC to discuss how to best fight terrorism (NY1)
  • HIt-and-run driver faces up to 10 years in jail after pleading guilty to manslaughter (Staten Island Advance)
  • Onodanga County Health Department received a federal grant to increase the amount of DNA the county handles (Syracuse)
  • After being arrested and placed in the back of a patrol car, a Buffalo woman tried to climb over the front seat and escape from the car (Buffalo News)

(MK/LC)

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