Criminal Procedure Changes Coming, with Mixed Reviews

By Don Lehman

The Post-Star quoted former Criminal Justice Section Chair Tucker Stanclift on the way criminal cases are handled. (may require subscription)

Major changes are coming to the way criminal cases are prosecuted in New York starting Jan. 1, and only those on the defense side of the aisle are happy about it.

Defense lawyers say the new procedures were long overdue, and will remove a “blindfold” that has long hindered the accused from adequately defending themselves.

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