Mark J. Sacco PLLC

Facing criminal charges is a frightening experience. Even if you think you've done nothing wrong, trying to talk your way out of a difficult situation with the police can only make things worse. Whether you are accused of drunk driving, fraud or smuggling illegal aliens, talk to a skilled New York criminal defense attorney immediately.

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Criminal Justice Commissioner Pushes for DNA Database Expansion

Criminal Justice Commissioner Pushes for DNA Database Expansion State prosecutors are being urged by a state criminal justice official to require everyone who pleads guilty to a misdemeanor in New York to submit a DNA sample. Acting Commissioner Sean Byrne of the state’s Criminal Justice Services sent a letter to the state’s 62 district attorneys … Read moreCriminal Justice Commissioner Pushes for DNA Database Expansion

Attempted Deportation of U.S. Citizen Highlights Flaws, Trends in Immigration System

Attempted Deportation of U.S. Citizen Highlights Flaws, Trends in Immigration System In 2008 the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency attempted to deport a lawful U.S. citizen as part of an aggressive campaign to deport illegal immigrants with criminal records. The man, who had in actuality been a U.S. citizen since 1975, was arrested during a … Read moreAttempted Deportation of U.S. Citizen Highlights Flaws, Trends in Immigration System

A Call to End the Disparity in Federal Drug Crime Sentencing

A Call to End the Disparity in Federal Drug Crime Sentencing In late May, the Senate unanimously passed the “Fair Sentencing Act,” which is currently being considered in the House of Representatives. The Act would reduce the sentencing disparity between crack and powder cocaine offenders from a rate of 100-1 to 18-1. Though only a … Read moreA Call to End the Disparity in Federal Drug Crime Sentencing