New York Criminal Law in the News – Wednesday, September, 28, 2011

  • NYS Judges ask to keep their $10,000 stipend in addition to their proposed raises (New York Law Journal)
  • A Bronx Grand Jury is now evaluating the evidence against PBA officials in connection with the NYPD "ticket-fix" (New York Times)
  • A 23-year-old man was stabbed to death outside of a Chelsea club (New York Daily News)
  • New Yorkers will not be arrested for having small amounts of marijuana on them (NY1)
  • Seven people arrested in connection with a high school SAT test taking ring (Newsday)
  • The Appellate Division, Second Department overturned a Staten Island man's attempted murder conviction (Staten Island Advance)
  • An upstate attorney was sentenced to probation and community service for assaulting a corrections officer (Buffalo News)
  • An Albany woman was arrested and charged with stealing over $10,000 from her mother's checking account (Timesunion)
  • Man evaded police overnight by shooting at State Troopers as they tried to pull him over (Democrat and Chronicle)
  • State Police find 233 pounds of cocaine in a tractor trailer; the estimated value is $4.5 million (Syracuse)


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