|§ 121.11||Criminal Obstruction of Breathing or Blood Circulation|
|§ 121.12||Strangulation in the Second Degree|
|§ 121.13||Strangulation in the First Degree|
|§ 121.13-A||Aggravated Strangulation|
|§ 121.14||Medical or Dental Purpose|
Terms Used In New York Laws > Penal > Part 3 > Title H > Article 121
- Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
- Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
- Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
- Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.