What will the bail statutes look like in January?

Here is what Title P of the Criminal Procedure Law (Articles 500 et seq) will look like in the new... Read More

Notice of Appearance: How Discovery Reform makes this little known regulation relevant

Hidden in the riches of the Uniform Rules For Courts Exercising Criminal Jurisdiction(yes they exist), is a requirement that counsel in... Read More

What to Expect: Pleading Guilty

What to expect if you accept a plea offer from the Prosecutor in a criminal case Most cases end one... Read More

Bail Reform: what is it?

June 5, 2019 \ James Quinn Auricchio, Esq. When someone is arrested, a court is required to arraign them and... Read More

Do I have to do field sobriety tests?

NO. If you are pulled over and an officer suspects you are under the influence of drugs or alcohol, they... Read More

Second Circuit: Prosecutor’s summation gives rise to viable civil rights claim against city

The Second Circuit found that the DA’s failure to train an Assistant District Attorney properly is properly the subject of... Read More

New York State Criminal Justice Reform

The State of New York has implemented sweeping changes to Criminal Procedure. New legislation expands the rights of citizens to... Read More

Voluntary Consent

An interesting read from the Yale Law Journal on just how “voluntary” consent to search is. https://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3369844... Read More

Practice Areas

Our practice focuses on Criminal Defense in Local, State and Federal Courts. We provide the highest level of service to... Read More

Governing Cryptocurrencies through Forward Guidance?

The European languages are members of the same family. Their separate existence is a myth. For science, music, sport, etc,... Read More