People v. Ryan P. Brahney

Decided On : 3/30/2017
AD4 order dated March 20, 2015, affirming judgment of conviction.  Decision below: 126 AD3d 1286, 5 NYS3d 630.  Lindley (AD dissenter), J., granted leave June 1, 2015.
ISSUES PRESENTED: (1) Consecutive versus concurrent sentences: Whether it was illegal to run defendant’s intentional murder and first-degree burglary sentences to run consecutively.  (2) Whether the defense of extreme emotional disturbance was made out. (3) Whether the admission into evidence of defendant’s  statement, for which no Huntley ruling was made or waived, was harmless error.  (Assigned counsel: Kathryn Friedman, c/o The Sage Law Firm Group, PLLC, PO Box 200, 465 Grant Street, Buffalo, NY 14213.) 

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