Month: October 2012

New York Court of Appeals: People v. Fernandez

The issue on appeal in this case was whether the accusatory instrument in a traffic violation stop constituted a facially sufficient simplified traffic information, even though it was titled “Complaint/Information” and contained factual information. The defendant, Fernandez, was arrested on

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4th Department: Williams v. Beemiller

The plaintiff, Daniel Williams, sought damages for injuries sustained after a shooting in 2003 during which he was mistaken for a member of a rival high school gang by the shooter.  The defendants were Beemiller, the manufacturer of the 9mm

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