§ 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.