Vacatur Required for Failure to Advise of PRS Term

On March 19, 2020, the Appellate Division, First Department reversed CAL client B.J.'s conviction for 2 counts of criminal possession of a controlled substance. The Court held that B.J. was entitled to vacatur of his guilty plea because the plea court failed to advise him that the enhanced sentence would include a term of post-release supervision. CAL Law Graduate Teighlor Bonner represented B.J. on appeal.