People v. Dupree Harris


AD2 order dated May 14, 2014, affirming judgment of conviction. Decision below: 117 AD3d 847, 985 NYS2d 643. Miller, J. (AD dissenter), granted leave July 8, 2014. Argued September 11, 2015.
ISSUE PRESENTED: Where the defendant was on trial for bribing and tampering with three witnesses to a homicide, did the trial court err in admitting evidence that a different witness to the homicide was murdered shortly before the homicide trial, and that the defendant had sought to contact him. (Assigned counsel: Mark Vorkink & Lynn W.L. Fahey, Appellate Advocates, 111 John St., 9th Floor, NYC 10038.)