People v. Charles Smith

Decided On : 3/28/2017
AD2 order dated January 28, 2015, affirming judgment of conviction.  Decision below: 124 AD3d 918, 998 NYS2d 906.  Pigott, J., granted leave November 9, 2015.
ISSUE PRESENTED: Whether there was sufficient evidence of first-degree robbery - - did defendant “display” what appeared to be a firearm.  During the robbery, the defendant kept one of his hands at his waist under a sweatshirt, but made no other action or gesture. (Assigned counsel: Skip Laisure & Lynn W.L. Fahey, Appellate Advocates, 111 John St., 9th Floor, NYC 10038.)

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