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Daily Freeman

Judge Rejects Allegation of Inadequate Counsel

A Hunter attorney’s motion to have his client’s criminal contempt conviction overturned on grounds she received inadequate representation from the Greene County Public Defender’s Office has been rejected. In a ruling dated Monday, Greene County Judge George Pulver Jr. said …

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Daily Freeman

Public Defender Goes on the Defensive

An attorney arguing that the Greene County Public Defender’s Office failed to provide his client with adequate counsel says an affidavit filed by an assistant district attorney last week supports his claim that the office is ineffective. Public Defender Greg …

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Daily Freeman

District Attorney Defends Public Defender

The mental health and criminal history of a Prattsville woman alleged to have received inadequate representation from the county Public Defender’s Office were central to arguments on both sides Tuesday as a judge considered a motion to reverse her conviction …

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Former Paratrooper Defends Soldiers’ Rights; Builds Law Firm

When the first terrorist plane slammed into the building next door, Mathew Tully fled for his life from his job as a corporate attorney for Morgan Stanley, which had offices on the 65th floor of One World Trade Center in …

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Public Defender’s Job Becoming Full-Time in Greene

The Greene County Legislature has formed a committee to recruit a full-time public defender, a position current Public Defender Greg Lubow said he’s been requesting for years. The Legislature’s decision this week comes a little over a month after county …

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Daily Freeman

Attorney Moves to Dismiss DEP Traffic Ticket

In addition, the case is being prosecuted by the Ulster County District Attorney’s Office amid questions about how a new judge was assigned to the case. A charge of passing in a no-passing zone against Lake Katrine resident Hugh Searles …

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Daily Freeman

Lawyer Blames Lawmakers for Client’s Plight

The attorney for a woman imprisoned for criminal contempt says the Greene County Legislature’s handing of the public defender’s budget – and the fact that lawmakers discussed the budget in secret – cost his client a fair trial. Specifically, Mathew …

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Daily Freeman

Defender Deficient, Lawyer Says

A Hunter attorney has moved for a Prattsville woman’s conviction in Greene County Court to be overturned, arguing that the county Public Defender’s Office did not provide her with adequate representation. Attorney Mathew Tully said the office failed to respond …

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Daily Freeman

Watershed Police Face Court Test

The State Court of Appeals is reviewing whether the New York City Department of Environmental Protection Police had the authority to issue speeding tickets in Delaware County last year. Delaware County District Attorney Richard Northup so far has failed to …

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Daily Freeman

NYC Police Challenge to be Decided

A judge’s decision in a pending traffic ticket case is considered critical by both sides in determining whether New York City Department of Environmental Protection police can wield authority over residents anywhere in the state. Arguments are scheduled for 3:30 …

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Daily Star

DWI Dismissed After Trooper Sent Overseas

A Delaware County town justice dismissed a driving while intoxicated charge because the state trooper who issued the ticket was called to active duty in the United States Navy, according to defense attorney Mathew Tully. Tully, who was representing Michael …

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Daily Freeman

Lawyer Alleges Impropriety in Public Defender’s Office

Though relatively new to the area, Hunter attorney Mathew Tully is making his name known. Last month, Tully offered free representation to people challenging traffic tickets written by New York City Department of Environmental Protection police officers in Ulster and …

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Daily Star

‘Compassionate’ Sentences Dealt

The defense attorney for a Margaretville man who pleaded guilty to drug possession thanked the district attorney for a ‘compassionate’ resolution to his case in Delaware County Court on Monday. Robert J. Stutzer, 24, of Margaretville pleaded guilty to fifth-degree …

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    VESTAL, N.Y. – WICZ-TV BINGHAMTON Veterans and active duty service members from around the southern tier were treated to a free turkey Tuesday afternoon.  The veteran owned law firm Tully Rinckey teamed up with Price Chopper and provided 12 to 14 pound …

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    You Could Be Sharing Confidential Info and Not Even Know It Tully Rinckey’s white paper details the Equal Employment Opportunity’s (“EEOC”) nationwide change to procedure that has gone largely unnoticed. The new procedure applies to Charges filed on or after …

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