People v. Daniel McCummings


AD1 order dated January 22, 2015, reversing judgment of conviction. Decision below: 124 AD3d 502, 1 NYS3d 97. Saxe, J. (AD dissenter),granted leave to People April 23, 2015.
ISSUE PRESENTED: Whether the Appellate Division correctly concluded that defendant was entitled to a new trial because the trial court improperly denied his request for substitution of counsel without conducting any inquiry. (Assigned counsel for Respondent: Lisa A. Packard & Robert S. Dean, Center for Appellate Litigation, 120 Wall Street, 28th Floor, NYC 10005.)