“Every aspect of this case — from the police investigation to jury deliberations — was propelled by a desire to convict at all costs.”Read More
Prosecutors used data gleaned from Chanel Lewis’ cellphone and T-Mobile cell tower records to portray Lewis as fascinated with the Karina Vetrano murder and in the vicinity of the murder scene at the time of the crime. The defense team pushed back, engaging in their most assertive cross-examination of the trial to poke holes in the tech-based evidence.Read More
The families of murder victim Karina Vetrano and defendant Chanel Lewis sat in the last row of the courtroom Monday afternoon watching and listening during the first round of jury selection.Read More
More than 400 people made the trip to Universal Church on Roosevelt Avenue in Woodside on Saturday in order to attend the Second Chance Summons Warrant Forgiveness Event, where over 350 participants were able to get their low-level summonses cleared without fear of arrest, according to Queens District Attorney Richard A. Brown.Read More
Attorneys from the Legal Services Staff Association (LSSA) and the Association of Legal Aid Attorneys (ALAA) are planning a one-hour walkout Thursday at 1 p.m. outside Queens Housing Court. to protest the potential appointment of Judge Brett Kavanaugh.