Category Archives: News

New York Criminal Law in the News – Wednesday, October 12, 2011

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New York Criminal Law in the News – Thursday, October, 6, 2011

  • After two witnesses recanted, the Manhattan DA is asked to look at the evidence in a conviction for a 1999 murder (New York TImes)
  • More Wall Street protesters are maced and arrested (New York Post)
  • Sheehan jury tells judge they are "hopelessly deadlocked" (New York Daily News)
  • Seven state lawmakers asked the Attorney General to investigate the NYPD surveillance of Muslims (NY1)
  • Four people arrested for selling heroin out of a store near a school (Newsday)
  • A group of four people were arrested for breaking into at least 12 Albany businesses (Times Union)
  • The Schenectady Police Department is asking people arrested or ticketed to fill out a survey in hopes of improving interactions with the public (Democrat and Chronicle)
  • A Central New York man was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in jail for pointing a gun at police and firing a shot in the air (Syracuse)
  • After the first trial ended with a hung jury, a former police officer is found guilty of manslaughter at the second trial (LoHud)
  • While her brother is awaiting trial for murder a woman is accused of intimidating a witness (Ithaca Journal)

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New York Criminal Law in the News – Wednesday, October 5, 2011

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New York Criminal Law in the News – Monday, October 3, 2011

  • 700 Wall Street protesters arrested (New York Times)
  • Good Samaritan tackled would-be-robber of a Mister Softee truck (Newsday)
  • Court of Appeals to hear appeal of William Easton's murder conviction (Ithaca Journal)
  • Brooklyn barber shot in the head (New York Daily News)
  • Police arrested turnstile jumper and find gun and pot (New York Post) 
  • Buffalo man to be sentenced in November, faces up to six years for charges related to prostitution and rape (Buffalo News)
  • Port Chester police officer due in court on Thursday for DWI charges (LoHud.com)
  • NYPD release sketch of rape suspect wanted in Staten Island (Staten Island Advance)
  • Saratoga County DA sees increase in white collar crime, believes the trend is tied to the economy (The Saratogian)
  • 17 year-old driving with a junior license charged with DWI (Syracuse.com)

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New York Criminal Law in the News – Thursday, September 29, 2011

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