People v. Yusuf Sparks

Decided On : 3/30/2017
AD1 order dated October 15, 2015, affirming judgment of conviction.  Decision below: 132 AD3d 513, 17 NYS3d 423.  Pigott, J., granted leave December 23, 2015.
ISSUES PRESENTED: (1)Whether the trial court erred in refusing to submit defendant’s justification defense to the jury on the grounds of no “reasonable view.”  (2) The court’s mid-trial change in its Sandoval  ruling.  (Assigned counsel: Andrew Dalack & Robert S. Dean, Center for Appellate Litigation, 120 Wall Street, 28th Floor, NYC  10005.) 

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