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Laws of New York - Criminal Procedure Law

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 Part 1 - General Provisions
♦ TITLE A | Articles 1 - 2 | Short Title, Applicability and Definitions
ARTICLE 1 (1.00 - 1.20) - Short Title, Applicability and Definitions
ARTICLE 2 (2.10 - 2.30) - Peace Officers
♦ TITLE B | Article 10 | The Criminal Courts
ARTICLE 10 (10.10 - 10.40) - The Criminal Courts
♦ TITLE C | Articles 20 - 50 | General Requirements for Exemptions from Criminal...
ARTICLE 20 (20.10 - 20.60) - Geographical Jurisdiction of Offenses
ARTICLE 30 (30.10 - 30.30) - Timeliness of Prosecutions and Speedy Trial
ARTICLE 40 (40.10- 40.50) - Exemption from Prosecution by Reason of Previous Prosecution
ARTICLE 50 (50.10 - 50.30) - Compulsion of Evidence by Offer of Immunity
♦ TITLE D | Articles 60 - 70 | Rules of Evidence, Standards of Proof and Related Matters
ARTICLE 60 (60.10 - 60.76) - Rules of Evidence and Related Matters
ARTICLE 65 (65.00 - 65.30) - Use of Closed-Circuit Television for Certain Child Witnesses
ARTICLE 70 (70.10 - 70.20) - Standards of Proof
 Part 2 - The Principal Proceedings
♦ TITLE H | Articles 100 - 216 | Preliminary Proceedings in Local Criminal Court
ARTICLE 100 (100.05 - 100.55) - Commencement of Action in Local Criminal Court
ARTICLE 110 (110.10 - 110.20) - Requiring Defendant`s Appearance in Local Criminal Court for Arraignment
ARTICLE 120 (120.10 - 120.90) - Warrant of Arrest
ARTICLE 130 (130.10 - 130.60) - The Summons
ARTICLE 140 (140.05 - 140.55) - Arrest Without a Warrant
ARTICLE 150 (150.10 - 150.75) - The Appearance Ticket
ARTICLE 160 (160.10 - 160.60) - Fingerprinting and Photographing of Defendant after Arrest - Criminal Identification Records and Statistics
ARTICLE 170 (170.10 - 170.70) - Proceedings upon Information, Simplified Traffic Information, Prosecutor`s Information and Misdemeanor Complaint from Arraignment to Plea
ARTICLE 180 (180.10 - 180.85) - Proceedings upon Felony Complaint from Arraignment thereon through Disposition thereof
ARTICLE 182 (182.10 - 182.40) - Alternate method of Court Appearance
ARTICLE 185 (185.10 - 185.40) - Alternate method of Arraignment
ARTICLE 190 (190.05 - 190.90) - The Grand Jury and its Proceedings
ARTICLE 195 (195.10 - 195.40) - Waiver of Indictment
ARTICLE 200 (200.10 - 200.95) - Indictment and Related Instruments
ARTICLE 210 (210.05 - 210.50) - Proceedings in Superior Court from Filing of Indictment to Plea
ARTICLE 215 (215.10 - 215.40) - Adjournment in contemplation of dismissal for purposes of referring selected felonies to dispute resolution
ARTICLE 216 (216.00 - 216.05) - Judicial Diversion Program for Certain Felony Offenders
♦ TITLE J | Articles 220 - 330 | Prosecution of Indictments in Superior Courts-Plea to...
ARTICLE 220 (220.10 - 220.60) - The Plea
ARTICLE 230 (230.10 - 230.40) - Removal of Action
ARTICLE 240 (240.10 - 240.90) - Discovery
ARTICLE 250 (250.10 - 250.40) - Pre-trial Notices of Defenses
ARTICLE 255 (255.10 - 255.20) - Pre-trial Motions
ARTICLE 260 (260.10 - 260.30) - Jury Trial - Generally
ARTICLE 270 (270.05 - 270.55) - Jury Trial Formation and Conduct of Jury
ARTICLE 280 (280.10 - 280.20) - Jury Trial - Motion for a Mistrial
ARTICLE 290 (290.10) - Jury Trial - Trial Order of Dismissal
ARTICLE 300 (300.10 - 300.50) - Jury Trial Court`s Charge and Instructions to Jury
ARTICLE 310 (310.10 - 310.85) - Jury Trial Deliberation and Verdict of Jury
ARTICLE 320 (320.10 - 320.20) - Waiver of Jury Trial and Conduct of Non-Jury Trial
ARTICLE 330 (330.10 - 330.50) - Proceedings from Verdict to Sentence
♦ TITLE K | Articles 340 - 370 | Prosecution of Informations in Local Criminal Courts-Plea...
ARTICLE 340 (340.10 - 340.50) - Pre-trial Proceedings
ARTICLE 350 (350.10 - 350.20) - Non-Jury Trials
ARTICLE 360 (360.05 - 360.55) - Jury Trial
ARTICLE 370 (370.10 - 370.15) - Proceedings from Verdict to Sentence
♦ TITLE L | Articles 380 - 430 | Sentence
ARTICLE 380 (380.10 - 380.97) - Sentencing in General
ARTICLE 390 (390.10 - 390.60) - Pre-sentence Reports
ARTICLE 400 (400.10 - 400.40) - Pre-sentence Proceedings
ARTICLE 410 (410.10 - 410.91) - Sentences of Probation, Conditional Discharge and Parole Supervision
ARTICLE 420 (420.05 - 420.40) - Fines, Restitution and Reparation
ARTICLE 430 (430.10 - 430.30) - Sentences of Imprisonment
♦ TITLE M | Articles 440 - 470 | Proceedings after Judgment
ARTICLE 440 (440.10 - 440.70) - Post-Judgment Motions
ARTICLE 450 (450.10 - 450.90) - Appeals in what Cases Authorized and to what Courts Taken
ARTICLE 460 (460.10 - 460.80) - Appeals Taking and Perfection Thereof and stays During Pendency thereof
ARTICLE 470 ( 470.05 - 470.60) - Appeals Determination Thereof
 Part 3 - Special Proceedings and Miscellaneous Procedures
♦ TITLE P | Articles 500 - 540 | Procedures for Securing Attendance at Criminal Actions...
ARTICLE 500 (500.10) - Recognizance, Bail and Commitment-Definitions of Terms.
ARTICLE 510 (510.10-510.50) - Recognizance, Bail and Commitment-Determination of Application for Recognizance or Bail, Issuance of Securing Orders, and Related Matters.
ARTICLE 520 (520.10-520.50) - Bail and Bail Bonds.
ARTICLE 530 (530.10-530.80) - Orders of Recognizance or Bail with Respect to Defendants in Criminal Actions and Proceedings - When and by What Courts Authorized.
ARTICLE 540 (540.10-540.30) - Forfeiture of Bail and Remission Thereof.
♦ TITLE Q | Articles 550 - 600 | Procedures for Securing Attendance at Criminal Actions...
ARTICLE 550 (550.10) - Securing Attendance of Defendants - In General.
ARTICLE 560 (560.10) - Securing Attendance of Defendants Confined in Institutions Within the State.
ARTICLE 570 (570.02-570.66) - Securing Attendance of Defendants who are outside the State but within the United States - Rendition to other Jurisdictions of Defendants within the State - Uniform Criminal Extradition Act.
ARTICLE 580 (580.10-580.30) - Securing Attendance of Defendants Confined as Prisoners in Institutions of Other Jurisdictions of the United States - Rendition to Other Jurisdictions of Persons Confined as Prisoners in this State - Agreement on Detainers.
ARTICLE 590 (590.10) - Securing Attendance of Defendants who are Outside the United States.
ARTICLE 600 (600.10-600.20) - Securing Attendance of Corporate Defendants and Related Matters.
♦ TITLE R | Articles 610 - 650 | Procedures for Securing Attendance of Witnesses in...
ARTICLE 610 (610.10-610.50) - Securing Attendance of Witnesses by Subpoena.
ARTICLE 620 (620.10-620.80) - Securing Attendance of Witnesses by Material Witness Order.
ARTICLE 630 (630.10-630.20) - Securing Attendance as Witnesses of Persons Confined in Institutions Within the State.
ARTICLE 640 (640.10) - Securing Attendance as Witnesses of Persons at Liberty Outside the State - Rendition to Other Jurisdictions of Witnesses at Liberty within the State - Uniform Act to secure Attendance of Witnesses from Without the State in Criminal Cases.
ARTICLE 650 (650.10-650.30) - Securing Attendance as Witnesses of Prisoners Confined in Institutions of Other Jurisdictions of the United States - Rendition to Other Jurisdiction of Prisoners Confined in Institutions Within the State.
♦ TITLE S | Articles 660 - 680 | Procedures for Securing Testimony for Future Use...
ARTICLE 660 (660.10-660.60) - Securing Testimony for Use in a Subsequent Proceeding - Examination of Witnesses Conditionally.
ARTICLE 670 (670.10-670.20) - Use in a Criminal Proceeding of Testimony Given in a Previous Proceeding.
ARTICLE 680 (680.10-680.80) - Securing Testimony Outside the State for use in proceeding within the State - Examination of Witnesses on Commission.
♦ TITLE T | Articles 690 - 715 | Procedures for Securing Evidence by Means of Court Order...
ARTICLE 690 (690.05-690.55) - Search Warrants.
ARTICLE 700 (700.05-700.70) - Eavesdropping and Video Surveillance Warrants.
ARTICLE 705 (705.00-705.35) - Pen Registers and Trap and Trace Devices.
ARTICLE 710 (710.10-710.70) - Motion to Suppress Evidence.
ARTICLE 715 (715.05-715.50) - Destruction of Dangerous Drugs.
♦ TITLE U | Articles 720 - 730 | Special Proceedings which Replace,Suspend or...
ARTICLE 720 (720.10-720.35) - Youthful Offender Procedure.
ARTICLE 725 (725.00-725.20) - Removal of Proceeding Against Juvenile Offender to Family Court.
ARTICLE 730 (730.10-730.70) - Mental Disease or Defect Excluding Fitness to Proceed.
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