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.

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  • Table of Contents Current Issue

    Summer 2014

    Message from the Chair
    Clemency Initiative

    (Mark R. Dwyer)

    Message from the Editor
    (Spiros A. Tsimbinos)

    Feature Articles
    First Department’s Addition of “Trial Preparation” Exclusion to 30.30 Computation Improperly Broadens the Statute
    (Lawrence S. Goldman and Elizabeth M. Johnson)

    Judge Rivera for the Defense
    (Spiros Tsimbinos)

    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

    • Status of New York City Stop-and-Frisk Cases
    • Police Unions Sue Over Anti-Profiling Law
    • Economic Position of Senior Citizens Improves
    • Office of Court Administration Obtains Slight Increase in Judicial Budget
    • Sentencing Reforms
    • Higher Education Still Key to Higher Income
    • Attorney General Calls for End to Ban on Felons Voting
    • Union Membership
    • Governor Backs Increase in Age of Criminal Responsibility
    • Economic Inequality Highest in Big Cities
    • U.S. Net Worth Hits Record High
    • Foreign-Born Population
    • California Continues to Deal with Overcrowded Prison Population
    • The Duty to Retreat
    • Wall Street Bonuses Once Again on Rise
    • Federal Defenders Refill Positions
    • Filings Within New York’s Federal Courts
    • Ranking of New York State Law Schools
    • Brooklyn Law School Reduces Tuition
    • New Yorkers Most Heavily Taxed
    • Home Ownership Drops While Rentals Increase
    • OCA Seeks to Modify Penalties for Non-Violent Offenders
    • Public Transportation Increasing Rapidly in the United States
    • Family Income Fails to Keep Up With Inflation
    • Lawyers Fund Reimbursement to Clients in 2013
    • Increase in Job Growth
    • New York City Proposes Budgets for City Prosecutors
    • Additional $12 Million Provided for Indigent Representation
    • Appointments to Appellate Divisions
    • U.S. Middle Class no Longer Most Affluent
    • New York State Expensive to Live In
    • Employment Opportunities Improve for New York Law Graduates
    • Upcoming Court of Appeals Vacancies

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