Category: Evidence

People v. Dallas 0

People v. Dallas

In a non-jury trial, the defendant was convicted of predatory sexual assault against a child, two counts of assault in the first degree, two counts of assault in the first degree as a sexually...

People v. Mulligan 0

People v. Mulligan

This appeal addresses several matters following the criminal conviction upon a jury verdict of Defendant, Edwin L. Mulligan. Defendant was convicted of attempted second degree murder, first degree assault, two counts of criminal possession...

Survey: 2013 Evidence

Survey: 2013 Evidence

Survey of New York Evidence law for 2012–2013. View Full PDF Patricia A. Lynn-Ford, Esq., partner in the Lynn Law Firm, LLP in Syracuse, New York, has been representing injured persons and their families in...

Survey: 2012 Evidence

Survey: 2012 Evidence

Survey of New York law of Evidence for 2011–2012. View Full PDF Patricia A. Lynn-Ford, Esq., partner in the Lynn Law Firm, LLP in Syracuse, New York, has been representing injured persons and their...

New York Court of Appeals: People v. Best 0

New York Court of Appeals: People v. Best

This case arises from the conviction of defendant Emil Best for endangering the welfare of a child.  The defendant appeals his conviction on the basis that his constitutional rights were violated because he was...

Note: It’s Not Popular but it Sure is Right: The (In)admissibility of Statements Made Pursuant to Sexual Offender Treatment Programs 0

Note: It’s Not Popular but it Sure is Right: The (In)admissibility of Statements Made Pursuant to Sexual Offender Treatment Programs

Sex offenders are not a sympathetic bunch.  Throughout American history, society has imposed on sexual offenders a variety of punishments, from incarceration[1] to castration.[2]  In recent years, in response to public pressure following several...

Survey: 2010 Evidence 0

Survey: 2010 Evidence

For 2011, the editors have returned the Survey to its core function: providing a compendium of the statutory changes and case law developments for a one-year period, in this issue, July 1, 2009 through...