Prior results do not guarantee a similar future outcome.

John Ingrassia was a guest lecturer for The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers on April 29, 2021.

Mr. Ingrassia discussed the implications of a recent New York Court of Appeals Decision which further expanded New York’s adoption of an objectively reasonable mistake of law as a basis for police to stop a motor vehicle.

The presentation included a historical analysis of the mistake of law doctrine under federal and New York law as well as practice tips for defense attorneys to better defend their clients when confronted with a mistake of law case.

Prior results do not guarantee a similar future outcome. John Ingrassia was a guest lecturer for The New York State Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers on April 29, 2021. Mr. Ingrassia discussed the implications of a recent New York Court of Appeals Decision which further expanded New York’s adoption of an objectively reasonable mistake of …