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People v Slocum
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 02089
Docket Number: 17
People v Freeman
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 02090
Docket Number: 70 SSM 1
Franklin v Gareyua
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 02091
Docket Number: 71 SSM 3
People v Peguero-Sanchez
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 02092
Docket Number: 72 SSM 5
People v Castillo
Date: March 23, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 02093
Docket Number: 73 SSM 6
People v. Lin  
Date: February 16, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 01253
Docket Number: 10

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant was arrested for driving while intoxicated (DWI) and other offenses. The jury convicted Defendant of two counts of DWI. Appellate Term reversed and remitted for a new trial on those counts, concluding that Defe...

People v Maldonado
Date: February 16, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 01254
Docket Number: 12
People v Staton
Date: February 16, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 01257
Docket Number: 68 SSM 42
Matter of County of Broome v Shah
Date: February 16, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 01258
Docket Number: 69 SSM 43
Tara N.P. v. Western Suffolk Board of Cooperative Educational Services  
Date: February 16, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 01255
Docket Number: 8

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff was sexually assaulted by a worker at a facility owned by Suffolk County where Plaintiff took adult education classes. The worker, Larry Smith, had been referred for a potential possession with the lessee of th...

Oddo v. Queens Village Committee for Mental Health for Jamaica Community Adolescent Program, Inc.  
Date: February 16, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 01256
Docket Number: 9

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiff Anthony Oddo was assaulted by Sean Velentzas, one of the discharged residents of Defendant Queens Village Committee for Mental Health for Jamaica Community Adolescent Program, Inc., a mental health and substanc...

People v. Vining  
Date: February 14, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 01144
Docket Number: 1

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was found guilty of attempted assault in the third degree, assault in the third degree, and other offenses. Defendant appealed, arguing that the trial court erred in admitting a phone call b...

Lend Lease (US) Construction LMB Inc. v. Zurich American Insurance Co.  
Date: February 14, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 01141
Docket Number: 11

Justia Opinion Summary: Plaintiffs commenced this action seeking a declaration of coverage under a program of builder’s risk insurance furnished by Defendants for weather-related damage to a tower crane. The Appellate Division granted summary j...

People v. Pena  
Date: February 14, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 01142
Docket Number: 14

Justia Opinion Summary: After a jury trial, Defendant was convicted of three counts of predatory sexual conduct and three counts of criminal sexual act in the first degree. Defendant was sentenced to twenty-five years’ imprisonment followed by...

People v. Fisher  
Date: February 14, 2017
Citation: 2017 NY Slip Op 01143
Docket Number: 15

Justia Opinion Summary: Defendant pled guilty to one count of hindering prosecution in the second degree. After Defendant’s codefendant was acquitted of the underlying felony, and prior to Defendant’s sentencing, Defendant moved to withdraw his...

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