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Appeals Court Denies Claim of Racial Discrimination in Jury Selection Where Trial Counsel Did Not Object to Trial Court's Improper Procedure

A divided intermediate New York appellate court declined to award a new trial in an appeal of a criminal conviction where the defendant claimed he was denied a fair trial because the prosecutor ...
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Warrant Required for Blood Sample, but Not For Breath US Supreme Court Rules.

By a 7 -1 margin, the Country’s highest court has ruled that police must obtain a warrant, absent exigent circumstances, in order to extract blood from a suspect for purposes to use as evidence ...
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Officer's Civil Rights Violations Fair Game For Questioning, High Court Rules; Defendant Granted New Trial

In a unanmous opinion, the New York State Court of Appeals has reversed an Appellate Division, First Department case and granted the defendant Tyrell Ingram, a new trial, ruling that the trial court ...
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Jury acquits man accused of multiple buglaries in Bronx and Yonkers

Against overwhelming odds, criminal defense attorney John M. Cromwell achieved a full acquittel for a Bronx man accused of multiple burglaries in Westchester County and the Bronx. It took the jury a ...
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How Far Would You Go To Prove Your Innocence?

Wrongfully accused of muder, man rejects prosecutor's offer to dismiss charges in hopes to prove his innocence. On June 24, 2016 the New Yorks Times put out an article about Richar Rosario who for ...
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Changes in Domestic Violence Investigations

When officers are called to a domestic dispute, they will often be on the side of the victim from the start and are not always open to hearing the fully story. They can be quick to judge the accused ...
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Internet Crime Rises Significantly

New York is a state that is known for having a high rate of crime. Over the years a change has been seen in how this crime takes place. While violent crime, drug crime and DWIs are always a problem, ...
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Suspect Accused of Previously Unresolved Murder Cases

A murder that took place around 20 years ago has recently gained further closure. The suspect, LC, is also accused of additional matters that came out once he had been taken into custody. LC confessed ...
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Be Careful What You Post

The use of social media has penetrated our culture and seeped its influence into countless areas of our lives. It seems that everyone has some form of a profile these days and sometimes what we reveal ...
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The Criminal Process

The first step in the criminal process is when you become a suspect for a crime. This may be a smaller event such as driving with a blood alcohol content level over the legal limit. It may also be ...
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Can I Fight a DWI?

It is a common misconception that many people believe. When an officer pulls you over and slaps you with a DWI charge, you might believe that is the end and you can only deal with the penalties from ...
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Friend Us, Add Us, Follow Us! The Law Office of John M. Cromwell

If you are looking for a White Plains criminal defense attorney that you can trust, then John M. Cromwell is the perfect attorney for you. With extensive experience in New York criminal defense, he is ...
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More About the Law Office of John M. Cromwell

If you have been arrested for any crime, then you will want a hardworking and dedicated attorney on your side. You are probably in the process of researching attorneys in the White Plains’ or ...
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Accused of Petty Theft in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy?

Hurricane Sandy has brought on chaos in the state of New York, and many have lost their homes and possessions to the floodwaters and rain. Unfortunately, this means that many people are missing ...
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Staten Island Resident Arrested for Impersonating Red Cross Workers

In the midst of a disaster, some people will take advantage of the moment and use it as a distraction that will allow them to pillage and burglarize homes. Recently, one man in Staten Island used the ...
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Vandalism on Halloween: Avoid the Temptation

Halloween is a time for mischief, but you should keep your tricks to innocent jokes, rather than full-blown vandalism. Every year, teenagers and adults alike will egg cars, graffiti on homes, and ...
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Halloween Sex Offender Laws

If you are a registered sex offender, you may be curious as to how this will impact your Halloween. Typically, Halloween involves opening your door to greet dozens of costumed children and giving them ...
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New York Nanny Accused of Assault

Every day, millions of parents leave their children with nannies while they go off to work or run errands. The parents trust their nannies to be patient with the children while they go about their ...
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New York Cannibal Arrested in the Big Apple

Gilberto Valle III of Forest Hills was responsible for enforcing the law in the city of Manhattan. He was a part of the privileged NYPD force, which fights crime throughout one of America’s ...
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Dangerous Consequences of Using Untrained Informants in Criminal Case

A recent article in the September 3, 2012 issue of the New Yorker magazine highlights some of the dirty little secrets of our society's so-called "war on drugs", and points to the ...
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U. S. to Offer Temporary Legal Status to Young Immigrants

Effectively immediately, President Obama has instructed federal immigration authorities to cancel deportation proceedings against certain young "low risk" immigrants – those who came ...
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Judge Rules Queens DA's Pre-arraignment Questioning Unethical

A Queens judge has prohibited prosecutors from using a video-taped statement obtained from a defendant prior to his arraignment because the Queens DA's Office procedure of interviewing defendants ...
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Prosecutor Slammed for Hiding Evidence

Judge Takes Prosecutor To Task For Failure to Disclose Evidence A Bronx judge has held that a Bronx prosecutor acted unethically in hiding from defense lawyers that a witness had materially changed ...
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New York State Passes Juvenile Justice Reform Law

Albany politicians recently reached an agreement on a novel Juvenile Justice initiative that would transfer several hundred NYC low and mid-level juvenile delinquents currently incarcerated sometimes ...
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Jury Refuses to Convict Gang Member Who Admits Possessing Gun

Police stopped client as he was exiting a building and searched him after they saw an alleged "suspicious bulge" in his pocket. Client was arrested for possessing a loaded gun, a class C ...
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