16 N.Y.2d 738, People v. Presley
|Citation:||16 N.Y.2d 738, 262 N.Y.S.2d 113|
|Party Name:||People v. Presley|
|Case Date:||July 09, 1965|
|Court:||New York Court of Appeals|
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Defendant was convicted of first-degree robbery and second-degree grand larceny. The Onondaga County Court, Ormand N. Gale, J., entered Judgment, and the defendant appealed.
The Appellate Division, in prosecution of Negro defendant, was justified in asking whether any juror on panel had been active with Congress of Racial Equality in order to ascertain whether there were prejudices or opinions that would influence judgment. Goldman and Noonan, JJ., dissented.
The defendant appealed to the Court of Appeals.
[262 N.Y.S.2d 114] Judgment affirmed.
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