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Handling a Criminal Case in New York takes you step by step through each stage of a criminal case, from undertaking representation through arraignment, motion and hearing practice, trial, sentencing, and appeal. Written in a concise outline style, this publication answers virtually any question that may arise, integrating statutes and caselaw with practice tips and views from the bench. The text covers: Time limits Grand jury and collateral proceedings Pleas, defenses, and trial strategy Youthful and juvenile offenders This publication includes more than 2,850 citations to recent court decisions, 800 citations to statutory provisions, and more than 75 time-saving forms. Reviewed by the New York Law Journal as “a new standard for work of this genre, eclipsing all rivals,” this is an ideal addition to the library of both the general practitioner and the specialist in criminal law.