New York Criminal Law Newsletter

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    The New York Criminal Law Newsletter  features updates on Section activities, recent cases and articles about current issues. Edited by Spiros A. Tsimbinos, Esq., the New York Criminal Law Newsletter is published quarterly by the Criminal Justice Section and distributed to Section Members free of charge.

    The New York Criminal Law Newsletter is published as a benefit for members of the Criminal Justice Section and is copyrighted by the New York State Bar Association. The copying, reselling, duplication, transferring, reproducing, reusing, retaining or reprinting of this Newsletter is strictly prohibited without permission.
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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    Fall 2015

    Message from the Chair
    (Sherry Levin Wallach)

    Message from the Editor
    (Spiros A. Tsimbinos)

    Feature Articles

    A Review of the 2014-2015 Term of the United States Supreme Court
    (Spiros A. Tsimbinos)

    A Sandoval Victory Lost and a Good Faith Basis
    (John Brunetti)

    Additional Personnel Changes to Occur in New York Court of Appeals
    (Spiros A. Tsimbinos)

    No Arrest Should Mean No Misconduct
    (Herberth Melendez)

    New York Court of Appeals Review

    Recent United States Supreme Court Decisions Dealing with Criminal Law and Recent Supreme Court News

    Cases of Interest in the Appellate Divisions

    For Your Information

    • District Attorney Donovan Wins Congressional Seat—
    • New District Attorney Assumes Vacant Seat in Staten Island
    • Judicial Conduct Commission Report
    • Continuing Demise of the Death Penalty
    • Housing Sales and Prices Continue to Rise
    • Report from the Lawyer’s Fund
    • Proposed Sentencing Reforms
    • Obesity Rates
    • U.S. Births Increase for First Time in Seven Years
    • Videotaping of Custodial Interviews
    • Appellate Division Openings
    • Raising the Age of Criminal Responsibility
    • State Review of Police Actions
    • Reduction in Felony Backlog
    • New York City Millionaires
    • Jobless Rate Decreases
    • Customer Service by Internal Revenue Service Reaches New Low
    • World Population Increases
    • Millennials Now Make Up Majority of U.S. Workers

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