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11 Nov 2016, 9:53 am by New York Criminal Defense
Early last week the Court of Appeals reversed a decision of the First Department which held that the rule of law announced in People v Catu applies retroactively to pre-Catu convictions (People v Smith, 132 AD3d 511 [1st Dept 2015]) -- a decision I had labeled a "huge success for the criminal defense bar" in an October blog post.In People v Catu, the New York Court of Appeals held that the court must advise a defendant of… [read post]
23 May 2016, 7:30 am by Larry Ladutke
” One such woman is Teodora del Carmen Vásquez, who was a focus case for Amnesty International’s 2015 Write for Rights campaign. [read post]
2 Dec 2011, 11:27 am
The victim met the defendant through a Craigslist advertisement for sex, and defendant said in his ads that he'd meet people at their hotel room and provide a "session" for them for $140 (which is how the police picked him up).  [read post]
9 Apr 2009, 11:45 am
Justice Rivera is exactly right on that point.I also want to add one other thing. [read post]
26 Oct 2009, 11:54 am
Here, Rivera-Alonzo's jury could have found him of X (a greater offense; here, assault with a deadly weapon) or Y (a slightly lesser offense; here, assault with physical contact), but Rivera-Alonzo wanted them to be instructed on Z, an even lesser lesser-included offense than Y. [read post]
14 Jun 2007, 11:57 am
I agree with the California Supreme Court on this one. [read post]
7 Apr 2007, 9:15 am
It's come to this...intelligent debate on immigration policy between Geraldo Rivera and Bill O'Reilly? [read post]
6 Feb 2013, 11:08 am
Chief Judge Kozinski is very good at writing opinions that make other people look bad. [read post]
11 Jan 2013, 11:09 am by Second Circuit Civil Rights Blog
In this case, it reverses summary judgment in a racial harassment claim that it deems a close call because some of the harassment was not explicitly racial.The case is Rivera v. [read post]
4 Jan 2018, 1:49 pm
The first paragraph of today's opinion begins by saying:"A jury convicted Roland Isaac Seau of the crimes of murder in the first degree in the death of Louiegie Bermas with the personal use of a deadly weapon; the willful, deliberate, and premeditated attempted murder of Randy Lozano; assault with a deadly weapon on Lozano with the personal use of a knife and personal infliction of great bodily injury; and dissuading a witness, Vanessa Rivera. [read post]