Criminal

Judgement of Conviction for First Degree Manslaughter Reversed

Our client, David Carlson, resided on a small farm in a remote, wooded area in Deerpark, New York, in Orange County. In August 2013, Norris Acosta Sanchez appeared on the farm, falsely identifying himself as “Daniel”. Acosta Sanchez claimed to be the caretaker of a nearby camp and asked Carlson if he could do work […]

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Judgement Reversed and Indictment Dismissed for an Orange County Client Charged with Promoting and Possessing Child Pornography

During the spring and summer of 2014, the New York State Police conducted an internet child pornography investigation using software that identifies IP addresses which are believed to produce an increased likelihood of child pornographic content. One investigator downloaded a partial video from an IP address that was traced to the Defendant’s home. The police […]

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Criminal Defendant’s Orange County Judgment is Set Aside

People v. Maragh 94 N.Y.2d 569 (2000) The defendant was charged with manslaughter in the first and second degrees in Orange County. The prosecution alleged that he repeatedly assaulted his girlfriend in the abdomen, which caused substantial blood loss and death. It submitted medical evidence, including expert testimony, that the cause of the victim’s death […]

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People vs Thomson

Criminal Defendant’s Saratoga County Judgment is Vacated on Appeal People v. Thomson The defendant allegedly stole a vehicle and led police on a high-speed chase across Albany and Saratoga Counties, which ended when he drove the vehicle into occupied police cars. He was indicted in both counties, where charges against him included attempted murder in […]

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People v. Victor

Criminal Defendant Wins Conviction Dismissal and Judgment Reversal in NY Court of Appeals Case People v. Victor The defendant was convicted in the County Court of Chenango County of criminal possession of a controlled substance in the second and third degrees, conspiracy in the second degree, and criminal possession of a weapon in the second […]

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