Lawrence N. Gray, Esq.
Former Special Assistant Attorney General, NYS Office of the Attorney General
From your right to counsel to your right to an appeal, this publication is a comprehensive guide to all aspects of the criminal case. Written by dozens of criminal law attorneys and judges with decades of practical experience in the field, this book is intended to guide both inexperienced and veteran attorneys who practice in this area. This third edition includes updated case law and statutes as well as additional legal topics, including chapters on New York's Right to Counsel Jurisprudence, Preparation for Direct, Cross and Redirect Examination, and Trial Orders of Dismissal and Setting Aside Verdict.
Contents at a Glance
New York's Right to Counsel Jurisprudence
The Privilege Against Self-IncriminationArraignment
Grand Jury Proceedings
Discovery: Statutory and Appellate Court Analysis
Discovery: Overview and Defense Perspective
Preparation for Trial
Preparation for Direct, Cross and Redirect Examination
Evidentiary Issues and Objections
Sealing Case Records
Trial Orders of Dismissal and Setting Aside Verdict
Appeals in Criminal Cases
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