Category: Assault Charges

By Scott Limmer

An attorneys blog about criminal law and procedure, college discipline, Title IX and cases of Interest

When pranks become crimes

Planning to commit a crime? Maybe it’s not a good idea to tape it. Here’s a useful tip if you might be planning to tape yourself threatening strangers with what appears to be a real handgun: think twice before you post those tapes on Instagram. That’s a lesson learned the hard way by Daron Stinson, […]

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New York Supreme Court

You Don’t Have to Be a Gang Member to Be Charged with “Gang Assault”

What is meant by “Gang Assault” in New York State? Sometimes, a legal term means exactly what you think it does. In other cases, not so much. So you may very well be surprised to learn that in New York, you can be charged for either of two felonies known as “gang assault,” even if […]

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