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

    Winter 2015

    Message from the Chair
    Adopting Standards
    (Mark R. Dwyer)

    Message from the Editor
    (Spiros A. Tsimbinos)

    Feature Articles

    New Criminal Justice Legislation
    (Barry Kamins)

    New York Court of Appeals Undergoes Personnel Changes
    (Spiros A. Tsimbinos)

    U.S. Supreme Court Announces Assignment of Justices During the October 2014 Term

    New York Court of Appeals Review

    Recent United States Supreme Court Decisions Dealing with Criminal Law

    Cases of Interest in the Appellate Divisions

    For Your Information

    • Federal Sentencing Commission Considers Further Reductions in Criminal Sentences
    • U.S. Teenagers Need More Sleep
    • Four New York Law Schools Experience Increase in Applications
    • New York Does Well with Respect to Job Creation
    • U.S. Home Sales Begin to Slump
    • The Relative Value of $100
    • New York City Adopts New Budget for Local Prosecutors
    • Wages Continue to Stagnate
    • Recent Poll Continues to Reveal Wide Racial Divide
    • New Yorkers Contribute to Florida's Growth and Population
    • New York City Moves to Withdraw Stop and Frisk Appeals
    • Poverty Rate Begins to Decline
    • Justice Department to Study Racial Bias in Policing
    • Size of Law Firms Major Factor in Billing Rates
    • Student Debt Follows Many into Old Age
    • Ivy League Grads No Longer Receiving Top Salaries
    • Frank Sedita III New President of the District Attorneys Association
    • Living to Be One Hundred
    • Bringing Home the Bacon, More Expensive Than Ever
    • Decline in Number of Deportations
    • Civil Liberties Union Proceeds with Lawsuit Regarding Inadequate Public Defense System
    • Federal Prison Population Begins to Decrease
    • Convicted Political Officers Begin to Lose Pension Rights
    • New York City Sees Rise in Smoking
    • Working Women Have Best Opportunities in Northeast
    • Proposals to Improve the Appellate Division, First Department
    • Supreme Court Reversals of Circuit Court Decisions
    • Charitable Giving
    • Billionaires Row
    • Diversity in State Judicial System
    • Living Longer

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