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Criminal Law keyed to Dripps
Lin v. Stanford
Citation:63 Misc.3d 1208(A) (S.Ct.N.Y. 2019) (Unreported Disposition).
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In October 2016, Petitioner was sentenced to one and two thirds (1 2/3) to five (5) years incarceration. Petitioner had been convicted of manslaughter for striking and killing a pedestrian while driving 60 mph in a 25 mph zone. At sentencing, the judge noted that while the “defendant [was] a decent person” it was “clear . . . that [the] defendant basically . . . lived a life of worshipping speed and fast driving, and was well aware of the consequences” of that activity. In February 2018, the Parole Board denied petitioner parole release.
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