Appellate Court Reverses Conviction for Lower Court’s Failure to allocute on Waiver of Constitutional Rights

In the case of People v. Barnes, 2015 NY Slip Op 50034 (N.Y. App. Term, 2015), the Appellate Term of the Second Department for the 2nd, 11th And 13th Judicial Districts overturned the defendant’s conviction for the Court’s failure to properly allocute on the questions of whether or not she was voluntarily and knowingly waiving her constitutional rights or whether

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