West Headnote of the Day – October 20, 2010

October 20, 2010

West's Key 110 Criminal Law
West's Key 110XVII Evidence
West's Key 110XVII(A) Judicial Notice
West's Key 110k304 Judicial Notice
West's Key 110k304(2) k. Historical Facts and Matters of Common Knowledge or Belief.

110 Criminal LawOn motion to dismiss information charging bicyclist with disorderly conduct for obstructing vehicular traffic, court would take judicial notice that traffic often moved slowly on Manhattan streets, for a variety of reasons.
People v. Barrett, 821 N.Y.S.2d 416 (N.Y. Crim. Ct. 2006)