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[People v. Manauri R.] Supreme Court, Bronx County Holds that Drug Eviction Proceedings Not Sufficient Basis to Unseal Records (2004)

  • Organization: Supreme Court, Bronx County
  • Author: Judge Laura Safer-Espinoza
  • Document Type: Case law/admin decisions
  • Date Created: Wednesday, December 14, 2005
  • Submitted: Wednesday, December 14, 2005
  • Attachment(s): PDF

Supreme Court, Bronx County resealed criminal records, holding that drug eviction proceedings were not a sufficient basis to unseal. The holding specifically concerned the Youthful Offender (YO) statute, CPL 720.35, but the reasoning applies to all sealing statutes, including CPL 160.50 & 160.55.

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