The People, etc., respondent, v. Christian Gonzalez, appellant.

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Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, New York.

The People, etc., respondent, v. Christian Gonzalez, appellant.

1997–06203 (Ind.No. 96–00328)

Decided: November 22, 2011

WILLIAM F. MASTRO, J.P. REINALDO E. RIVERA PETER B. SKELOS MARK C. DILLON, JJ. Jonathan I. Edelstein, New York, N.Y. (Robert M. Grossman of counsel), for appellant. Janet DiFiore, District Attorney, White Plains, N.Y. (Laurie Sapakoff and Richard Longworth Hecht of counsel), for respondent.

DECISION & ORDER

Application by the appellant for a writ of error coram nobis to vacate, on the ground of ineffective assistance of appellate counsel, a decision and order of this Court dated March 15, 1999 (People v. Gonzalez, 259 A.D.2d 631), affirming a judgment of the Supreme Court, Westchester County, rendered May 27, 1997.

ORDERED that the application is denied.

The appellant has failed to establish that he was denied the effective assistance of appellate counsel (see Jones v. Barnes, 463 U.S. 745;  People v. Stultz, 2 NY3d 277).

MASTRO, J.P., RIVERA, SKELOS and DILLON, JJ., concur.

ENTER:

Matthew G. Kiernan

Clerk of the Court

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