constructive-possession

Constructive Possession: Is the Contraband Really Yours?

You can be charged with a variety of crimes for possessing illegal contraband. Namely, this includes drugs, weapons, and stolen property. But what happens if you are not physically in possession of th...

Gravity Knives No Longer Illegal In New York

On May 30, 2019, Governor Cuomo signed into law a bill removing criminal sanctions for the possession of gravity knives. This bill brings the state’s laws into line with a recent federal court decisio...
Police Duty

Man Arrested After High Speed Car Chase

After allegedly attacking two men outside a local bar with a six-inch knife, our client led police on a car chase at speeds of over 100 mph through three jurisdictions. After being cornered by police...

Teenage Actor Cornered by Thugs Acts in Self-Defense

A young actor attending school at a local college was surrounded and threatened with violence by several larger men, one of whom put the young man in a chokehold. The defendant pulled out a knife to d...