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Category: Criminal Defense Articles

Former NY Police Officer Sentenced for Role in Hit and Run

Fri Mar 22nd, on Criminal Defense Articles |

When Raymond Beckley was a police officer, he often put people in jail to try to keep his community safe. Now the former Westchester cop is taking his own trip behind bars.

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NY Lawmakers Moving Gun Safe Storage Legislation

Fri Mar 15th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Lawmakers in New York are looking to bolster requirements that gun owners store their weapons safely.

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New York Lawmakers Want to Revamp Criminal Discovery Rules

Thu Jan 31st, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Anyone who is charged with a criminal offense in New York is looking at significant potential consequences, whether it’s a driving while intoxicated charge, fraud allegations or a violent crime. The...

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What Does the New Federal Criminal Justice Reform Law Mean for New Yorkers Convicted of Crimes?

Thu Jan 24th, on Criminal Defense Articles, Drug Crimes |

President Donald Trump recently signed into law a sweeping, bipartisan criminal justice reform bill. The First Step Act is designed to combat mass incarceration by overhauling sentencing requirements...

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Common Defenses in New York Fraud Cases

Thu Jan 17th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Fraud is one of those legal terms that can be more difficult to define than most people think. The term generally refers to a wide range of deceptive behavior for personal monetary or other gain. It...

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New York May Be Getting Stricter Gun Laws

Fri Dec 7th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

New York is already home to some of the tightest gun restrictions in the country. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said recently that additional limits on the purchase, possession and use of firearms may be on...

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NY District Attorney Seeks to Dismantle the Legacy of Tough Marijuana Enforcement Laws

Fri Oct 26th, on Criminal Defense Articles, Drug Crimes |

Drug laws throughout the United States have long resulted in offenders facing harsh punishments. That is why getting help from an Albany drug crime lawyer is essential to fight for your future. In...

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Federal Judges, Lawmakers Disagree on Ankle Monitoring for Non-Violent Offenders

Fri Oct 19th, on Criminal Defense Articles, Criminal Investigations |

After an arrest, the freedoms available to defendants are immediately curtailed. In many cases, offenders are imprisoned unless or until they make bail and are released under certain conditions such...

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Racism in the Justice System

Fri Oct 12th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Protecting your rights when navigating the criminal justice system is imperative. That's why anyone accused of wrongdoing should be represented by an Albany felony attorney. Unfortunately, it can be...

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Unlicensed Drivers Beware: NY is Cracking Down on Traffic Offenses

Fri Oct 5th, on Criminal Defense Articles |

Motorists who cause serious injuries or who cause fatalities while behind the wheel could find themselves facing criminal charges and may need an Albany criminal defense lawyer to help them fight...

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