Month: November 2014

Gristwood v. State

This appeal addresses an action for damages for wrongful conviction and imprisonment.  Claimant appeals from a Court of Claims judgment that awarded him $5,485.394 in damages. In 1996, Claimant was convicted of murder in the second degree and criminal possession

Posted in Appellate Division, 4th Judicial Department, Article Archive, Court Watch, Uncategorized

People v. Angona

This appeal is from a conviction for four counts of sodomy in the first degree. The Defendant was charged with abusing a young victim on four separate occasions between September and October 2001, when the Defendant was sixteen years old.

Posted in Appellate Division, 4th Judicial Department, Article Archive, Court Watch

People v. Maldonado

This appeal addresses whether reckless driving alone can sustain a conviction for depraved indifference murder. The Defendant led police on a high-speed chase after stealing a minivan. In addition to speeding and driving on the wrong way down one way

Posted in Article Archive, Court Watch, New York Court of Appeals