People v. Julio Velez


AD2 order dated November 9, 2010, affirming judgment of conviction. Decision below: 78 A.D.3d 867, 910 N.Y.S.2d 382. Jones, J., granted leave June 21, 2012.

ISSUE PRESENTED: Constitutional speedy trial: whether the People established good cause for the delay between the crime and the indictment. (Assigned counsel: Mark Diamond, P.O. Box 287356, Yorkville Station, NYC 10128.)

Issue before the Court: Whether the defendant was deprived of his constitutional right to a speedy trial.


Held: Under the Taranovich factors (37 NY2d442 [1975]), there was no speedy trail violation