New York Criminal Law in the News – Tuesday, October, 25, 2011

  • Officials believe that since 2008 up to 1.4 million prescription pads have been stolen (Newsday)
  • Five active NYPD officers and three retired officers arrested for allegedly selling illegal guns (New York Post)
  • Attorneys for Levi Aron claim police officers coerced him into confessing to killing the 8-year-old boy and that Aron is insane (New York Daily News)
  • New York County DA will not dismiss the charges against the 300 wall street protestors (New York TImes)
  • The Second Department ordered a new trial for a man accused of shooting a police officer after the trial judge made legal errors and had an "antagonistic attitude" toward the defense (New York Law Journal)
  • Upstate lawyer bought the shotgun used to murder his family from a Yonkers gun store just six months ago (LoHud)
  • The execution of a search warrant on a Staten Island home uncovered guns and ammunition (Staten Island Advance)
  • Trial date set for man accused of vehicular manslaughter after driving drunk and running an 81-year-old man over (Syracuse)
  • Candidates for Monroe County DA Office shared the stage at Monday night's debate (Democrat and Chronicle)


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