Notable Decisions and Other News


Sentence Reduction: 5 year sentence for assault reduced to 3 years

May 7, 2014

People v. Michael Cruz: 

The Appellate Division reduced Michael Cruz’s sentence of incarceration, changing his sentence for an assault conviction from 5 years to 3 years and allowing for his immediate release from incarceration.

Kathleen Whooley briefed and argued the case.