New York Criminal Law in the News – Wednesday, October 26, 2011

  • Appellate Division sets different evidenciary standards for proofs for threat levels for sex offenders (New York Law Journal)
  • Occupy Wall Street protesters may refuse disorderly conduct pleas in order to clog court system (NY1)
  • Manhattan judge sentenced man who beat, raped, and murdered his teenage girlfriend to 18 years to life (New York Daily News)
  • Departmental trial of two police officers who shot and killed Sean Bell started on Monday, while two others offered resignation (New York Times)
  • Lockport traffic stop resulted in two arrested for felony drug charges (Buffalo News)
  • Cayuga County DA to do online Q & A Tuesday night (Auburnpub.com)
  • Onondaga County judge to be reassigned for endangering welfare of a child case (Syracuse.com)
  • Five NYPD officers among 12 arrested and charged in federal court for gun smuggling (LoHud.com)
  • Hempstead man charged with hitting seven-month old son (Newsday)

(JMM/LC)

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