People v. Kirk Hanley
AD1 order dated June 28, 2011, affirming judgment of conviction. Decision below: 85 A.D.3d 659, 925 N.Y.S.2d 824. Read, J., granted leave April 16, 2012.
ISSUE PRESENTED: Whether, by pleading guilty, without an appeal waiver, a defendant forfeits his right to appellate review of a claim that his kidnapping conviction merges with other offenses. (Assigned counsel: Richard M. Greenberg, Office of the Appellate Defender, 11 Park Place, Suite 1601, NYC 10007.)
Forfeiture of appellate review of merger claim