People v. Jennifer Jorgensen
AD2 order dated January 22, 2014, affirming judgment of conviction. Decision below: 113 AD3d 793, 978 NYS2d 361. Smith, J., granted leave August 5, 2014. Argued September 8, 2015.
ISSUES PRESENTED: (1) The sufficiency of the evidence of second-degree manslaughter of the defendant’s child, born days after an emergency C-section triggered by a traffic accident caused by the defendant. (2) The admissibility of the defendant’s prescription drug history. (3) Prosecutorial misconduct on summation.