Case-brief-People-v.-Shaughnessy

Case Title and Citation

            People v. Shaughnessy

319 N.Y.S. 2D 626

District Court, Nassua County, Third District

March 16, 1971

 

Procedural History

The defendant motioned for a mistrial on the grounds that the statute she was arrested under is             unconstitutional. Since the court would find the statute Malum Prohibitum, Actus Reus was         used as a basis for dismissal.