June 17, 2010
THE PEOPLE &C., RESPONDENT,
IVIN WILLIAMS, APPELLANT.
The order of the Appellate Division should be reversed, the resentence vacated and the original sentence reinstated.
In June 2001, defendant pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree robbery and was promised a sentence of seven years imprisonment. Postrelease supervision (PRS) was not discussed during the plea proceeding or at sentencing. In November 2008 --more than one year after defendant was released from prison --defendant returned to court and Supreme Court, in error, resentenced him, adding a five-year period of PRS. The Double Jeopardy Clause of the federal constitution precludes a court from adding PRS to a defendant's sentence once the defendant has already been released from imprisonment (see People v Williams, 14 NY3d 198, 217 ).
On review of submissions pursuant to section 500.11 of the Rules, order reversed, the resentence vacated and the original sentence reinstated, in a memorandum. Chief Judge Lippman and Judges Ciparick, Graffeo, Read, Smith, Pigott and Jones concur.
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