• U.S. v. King

    Publication Date: 2022-01-14
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, U.S. - SDNY
    Judge: District Judge Kenneth Karas
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Counsel for United States of America: Qais Ghafary, Esq., US Attorney's Office, Southern District of New York, White Plains, NY.
    for defendant: Pro Se Defendant: Richard King, Watervliet, NY.

    Case Number: 00-CR-1106

    Court Lacks Subject Matter, Ancillary Jurisdiction to Seal 2001 Crack Cocaine Conviction

  • People v. Williams

    Publication Date: 2022-01-14
    Practice Area: Criminal Law | Evidence
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Kings
    Judge: Justice John Hecht
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 6367/2019

    Police May Not Surreptitiously Record Defendant Making Private Calls at Precinct

  • People v. Edwards

    Publication Date: 2022-01-10
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Criminal Court, New York
    Judge: Judge Jay Weiner
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For the People: Kevin Ryan, of counsel, Cyrus Vance, Jr.
    for defendant: For the Defendant: New York County Defender Services, Bernadette Rabuy.

    Case Number: CR-003469-21

    Certificate of Compliance Is Invalid; People Failed to Disclose Discoverable Material

  • People v. Matos

    Publication Date: 2022-01-10
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Kings
    Judge: Justice Heidi Cesare
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For the People: Chelsea Toder of counsel, Eric Gonzalez, District Attorney, Brooklyn.
    for defendant: For Defendant: Justin C. Bonus, Forest Hills.

    Case Number: 72376-2021

    Surveillance Video Was Sufficient to Show Defendant Possessed an Operable Firearm

  • People v. Krauseneck

    Publication Date: 2022-01-07
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Supreme Court, Monroe
    Judge: Justice Charles Schiano, Jr.
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: For the People: Patrick Gallagher, Esq., Assistant District Attorney, Derek Harnsberger, Esq., Sandra Doorley, Esq., Assistant District Attorney, Monroe County District Attorney, Rochester, New York.
    for defendant: For Defendant by: Michael R. Wolford, Esq., Bond Schoeneck & King, PLLC, Rochester, New York. By: William T. Easton, Esq., Easton Thompson Kasperek & Shiffrin, LLP, Rochester, New York.

    Case Number: 2019-0705

    No Unconstitutional Delay in Commencing Prosecution for Decades-Old Murder

  • U.S. v. Cook

    Publication Date: 2022-01-07
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York, U.S. - WDNY
    Judge: District Judge Lawrence Vilardo
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 20-CR-84

    Supression Denied Except for Defendant's Statements Following Pedigree Information

  • Bates v. The State

    Publication Date: 2022-01-05
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice LaGrua
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Jessica Ruth Towne, (Clark & Towne, P.C.), Lawrenceville, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patricia B. Attaway Burton, Paula Khristian Smith, Christopher M. Carr, Kathleen Leona McCanless, (Department of Law), Atlanta, Patricia Jean Brooks, James Bradley Smith, (Piedmont Judicial Circuit District Attorney's Office), Jefferson, for appellee.

    Case Number: S21A1188

    Court affirms convictions for malice murder and other crimes over contentions from defendant, who suffered PTSD, regarding ineffective assistance of counsel

  • People v. Faison

    Publication Date: 2022-01-03
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Criminal Court, Kings
    Judge: Judge Deepa Ambekar
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Attorney for Plaintiff by: ADA Alexandra Iorio, Eric Gonzalez, Kings County District Attorney, Brooklyn, New York.
    for defendant: Attorney for Defendant: Sara Maeder, Esq., Brooklyn Defender Services, Brooklyn, NY.

    Case Number: CR-010255-20KN

    Audio Recording of Swearability Examination on Child Must Be Disclosed Under CPL §245

  • Thomas v. DeCastro

    Publication Date: 2022-01-03
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York
    Judge: District Judge Kenneth Karas
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Pro Se Plaintiff: Bernard Thomas, Brooklyn, NY.
    for defendant: Counsel for Defendant: Brendan Horan, Esq., New York State Office of the Attorney General, New York, NY.

    Case Number: 14-CV-6409

    Inmate's Retaliation Claim Dismissed Against Lieutenant Who Issued Misbehavior Report

  • Grullon v. The State

    Publication Date: 2021-12-30
    Practice Area: Criminal Appeals | Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Georgia Supreme Court
    Judge: Justice LaGrua
    Attorneys: For plaintiff: Stephen Elijah Brown-Bennett, (Taylor Lee & Associates, LLC), Norcross, for appellant.
    for defendant: Patsy A. Austin-Gatson, Norris S. Lewis, Jr., Christopher Mark DeNeve, (Gwinnett County District Attorney's Office), Lawrenceville, for appellee; Michael Wayne Tarleton, (Tarleton Law, LLC), Atlanta, Clifford Louis Kurlander, (Gwinnett County District Attorney's Office), Lawrenceville, for Neutral Amicus.

    Case Number: S21G0485

    Defendant Did Not Affirmatively Waive Claim That Trial Court Gave Erroneous Instruction on Deliberate Ignorance

  • Commonwealth v. Mullen

    Publication Date: 2021-12-27
    Practice Area: Criminal Law
    Industry:
    Court: Superior Court
    Judge: Judge King
    Attorneys: For plaintiff:
    for defendant:

    Case Number: 21-1499

    Law enforcement only needed reasonable belief that subject of an arrest warrant was located inside a residence to enter, and anonymous tip establishing the subject's presence, corroborated by officers' observations of the subject inside the residence, were sufficient to provide reasonable belief. Order of the PCRA court affirmed.