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New York Penal Law

The New York Penal Law exists

  1. To explain what conduct causes harm to individual or public interests
  2. To give a warning about the nature of improper conduct and the applicable penalties
  3. To define the prohibited act and intent
  4. To differentiate between serious and minor offenses
  5. To provide a way for the public to respond legally on behalf of the victim
  6. To deter future crimes, rehabilitate offenders, and confine dangerous individuals

The above is a summary of Section 1.05

Penal Law FAQ

  • Can I get my case sealed? Sealing may be possible depending on the nature of your conviciton. See CPL 160.55

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