2006 New York Code - Rights Of Persons Accused Of Crime.

    §   12.   Rights   of  persons  accused  of  crime.  In  all  criminal
  prosecutions, the accused has a right to a speedy and public  trial,  by
  an  impartial  jury,  and  is  entitled to be informed of the nature and
  cause of the accusation; to be confronted  with  the  witnesses  against
  him;  and  to  have  compulsory  process  for obtaining witnesses in his
  favor. An alien is not entitled to a jury, composed in part of aliens or
  strangers, in an action or special proceeding civil or criminal.

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