Criminal Defense Blog NYC

The Alleged Switchblade that Wasn’t – [ *** Updated ]

Posted on June 19, 2018

*** A June 7, 2018 Court of Appeals decision relates to the original blog entry. 

The Penal Law defines "switchblade" as: "any knife which has a blade which opens automatically by hand pressure applied to a button, spring or other device in the handle of the knife."

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