A divided New York Court of Appeals held Tuesday that an offender who is placed on "strict and intensive" supervision instead of being involuntarily committed to a secure mental institution cannot be
A drug defendant convicted in absentia and sentenced to a stiff term under the Rockefeller Drug Laws has been denied resentencing by a judge who said the convict, while technically eligible for accom
...police agencies and sheriff's departments in the state, according to DCJS. A number of groups, including the New York State Bar...
Kristine Hamann, visiting fellow for the Department of Justice at the Bureau of Justice Assistance, provides a brief overview of some statewide initiatives on ethics that have been developed and spea
Paul Shechtman, a partner at Zuckerman Spaeder, writes that despite the New York Court of Appeals not having its full complement of seven members from late November to early June, it issued 89 opinio
...SORA). The New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services (hereinafter the DCJS) then classified her as a level one sex offender. In...
The Third Department majority, rejecting the contrary conclusion of the Second Department, said that while the sentence imposed on Earl Coleman, a persistent offender, would exclude him from consider
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