• People v. Reyes

    Publication Date: 2019-05-21
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Court of Appeal, 1st District
    Judge: Justice Miller
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A152557

    Trial court erred prejudicially in excluding third party's confession to crime allegedly committed by defendant

  • People v. Griswold

    Publication Date: 2019-05-21
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: County Court, Steuben
    Judge: Judge Philip Roche
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For the People: Joseph G. Pelych, of counsel, Brooks T. Baker, District Attorney, Bath.
    for defendant: For the Defendant: Brenda Aston, Conflicts Defender, Bath.

    Case Number: 2018-0038CR

    Defendant Cannot Be Charged for Strict Liability Crime Based on Accessorial Liability

  • People v. Velez

    Publication Date: 2019-05-21
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: City Court, Columbia
    Judge: Judge Brian Herman
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For the People: By Joyce Crawford, Assistant District Attorney, Paul Czajka, Esq., Columbia County District Attorney.
    for defendant: For the Defendant: By Michael C. Howard, Esq., First Assistant Public Defender, Columbia County Public Defender's Office.

    Case Number: CR-01419-17

    Search, Seizure of Heroin Found in Car, Coat Legal; No Basis to Suppress Admission Exists

  • Carpenter v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-05-21
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Blackwell
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Brian Steel, (The Steel Law Firm, P.C.), Atlanta, Donald Franklin Samuel, (Garland, Samuel & Loeb, P.C.), Atlanta, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Michael Alexander Oldham, Christopher M. Carr, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Anna Green Cross, (The Summerville Firm LLC), Atlanta, Peter Keith Johnson , Sherry Boston, (Dekalb County District Attorney's Office), Decatur, for appellee.

    Case Number: S19A0439

    Court Rejects Appeal by Murderer Who Was Denied Opportunity to Present Evidence to Establish that Accomplice Was Generally Prone to Violence, Approving of Trial Court's Conclusion That Such Evidence Was Impermissible Character Evidence

  • People v. Bonaccorso

    Publication Date: 2019-05-21
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: County Court, Monroe
    Judge: Judge Christopher Ciaccio
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For the People: By: Lisa Gray, Esq., Assistant District Attorney, Sandra Doorley, Esq., Monroe County District Attorney, Rochester, New York.
    for defendant: For the Defendant: Danielle Wild, Esq., Rochester, New York.

    Case Number: 2018/0026

    Officer Had No Objective Reason to Approach Vehicle That Pulled Over to Side of Road

  • Coley v. The State

    Publication Date: 2019-05-21
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Warren
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jonathan Perry Waters, (Attorney at Law), Macon, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Ross Warren Bergethon, Tina Michelle Piper, Paula Khristian Smith, Rebecca Jean Dobras, Andrew Alan Pinson, Christopher M. Carr, Meghan Hobbs Hill, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Gregory Albert Oberry, Timothy Grady Vaughn, (Oconee Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Eastman, for appellee.

    Case Number: S19A0457

    Court Rejects Appeal by Murderer Who Shot Pedestrian Despite No Apparent Motive Over Laundry List of Challenges to Conduct of Trial Court and Counsel

  • State v. Ferguson

    Publication Date: 2019-05-20
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: New Jersey Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice Albin
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: (A-8/9-18) (081423)

    The parties cross-appealed from the appellate division's decision.

  • Dennis v. Comm'r of Corr.

    Publication Date: 2019-05-20
    Practice Area: Civil Procedure | Criminal Law
    Industry: Legal Services
    Court: Connecticut Appellate Court
    Judge: Judge Eveleigh
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: AC 39874

    Court Reverses Decision Of Habeas Court On Ineffective Assistance Of Counsel Claim

  • Stanton v. New Jersey Dep't of Corr.

    Publication Date: 2019-05-20
    Practice Area: Administrative Law | Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A-3718-16T2

    Michael Stanton, a prison inmate appealed from the final disciplinary action taken against him by the Department of Corrections.

  • State of New Jersey v. Jill Petruska

    Publication Date: 2019-05-20
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Appellate Division
    Judge: Per Curiam
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: A-2957-17T1

    The state appeals from an order that directed defendant's admission into the pretrial intervention program, over the state's objection.