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New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - NYSACDL

New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers - NYSACDL
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September 2012

  • Strategies for Representing Juveniles in Adult Court

    The Supreme Court has issued two major decisions that will fundamentally alter how criminal defense lawyers approach serious juvenile cases prosecuted in adult criminal courts. In Graham, the Supreme Court barred mandatory life without parole sentences [...]

  • Constitutional Rights, Not “Mere Technicalities”

    The fundamental Constitutional rights to due process, proof beyond a reasonable doubt, and the presumption of innocence are not “mere technicalities” designed to obfuscate guilt.  Nor are the discovery reforms currently before the New York [...]