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Matthew Hug Wins Landmark Constitutional Case

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March 24, 2009: Matthew C. Hug, argued the case of People v. Scott Weaver, before the New York State Court of Appeals (NY’s highest court). The issue: whether the government must get a warrant before tracking New Yorker’s with a … Read More

Court of Appeals Grants Leave in Criminal Case

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The New York State Court of Appeals has granted leave to appeal in the case of People v. Alicia Lewie. In November 2009, Matthew C. Hug, secured a reversal of one of two manslaughter in the second degree convictions before … Read More

Woman released on bail

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BY ROBERT GAVIN Staff writer Published 12:01 a.m., Wednesday, June 8, 2011 ALBANY — A woman whose conviction of felony assault for kicking an Albany police officer in 2009 was overturned last week was released Tuesday on $30,000 bail. Danielle … Read More

Manslaughter charge stands for Glens Falls mother in infant death case

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But lesser conviction reversed for woman whose baby was killed By ROBERT GAVIN Staff writer Updated 12:01 a.m., Friday, June 10, 2011 ALBANY — The state’s highest court has reversed the reckless endangerment conviction of a Glens Falls woman found … Read More

Court rules juror’s crush on lawyer is fine

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By ROBERT GAVIN Staff writer Published 12:01 a.m., Wednesday, June 15, 2011 If you were on trial for manslaughter, would you be OK with a juror who had a crush on one of the prosecutors? Well, the state’s highest court … Read More

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