Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New YorkJul 9, 2019
2019 N.Y. Slip Op. 74572 (N.Y. App. Div. 2019)

Motion No: M-2093


The People of the State of New York, Respondent, v. 4377/15 James Gaines, Defendant-Appellant.

An order of this Court having been entered on February 19, 2019 (M-6264) granting defendant leave to prosecute, as a poor person, the appeal taken from the judgment of the Supreme Court, New York County, rendered on or about May 14, 2018, and assigning Robert S. Dean, Esq., Center for Appellate Litigation, as counsel to prosecute the appeal; and a motion having been made to relieve such counsel, and for related relief,Now, upon reading and filing the papers with respect to the motion, and due deliberation having been had thereon, It is ordered that the motion is granted to the extent of striking the designation of Robert S. Dean, Esq., as assigned counsel to prosecute defendant's appeal, and substituting, pursuant to Section 722 of the County Law, Janet E. Sabel, Esq., The Legal Aid Society, 199 Water Street, 5th Floor, New York, New York 10038, Telephone No. 212-577-3688, as such counsel. The poor person relief previously granted is continued, and appellant's time in which to perfect the appeal is enlarged until 180 days from the date of this order or the filing of the complete record, whichever is later.

ENTERED: July 9, 2019

__________ CLERK

Present - Hon. David Friedman,Justice Presiding, Judith J. Gische Troy K. Webber Ellen Gesmer Peter H. Moulton,Justices


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