SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department
March 16, 2012
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, RESPONDENT,
SHANNON . HILL, DEFENDANT-APPELLANT.
Appeal from a judgment of the Niagara County Court (Matthew J. Murphy, III, J.), rendered April 19, 2010.
People v Hill
Decided on March 16, 2012
Appellate Division, Fourth Department
Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431.
This opinion is uncorrected and subject to revision before publication in the Official Reports.
PRESENT: SCUDDER, P.J., CENTRA, CARNI, LINDLEY, AND MARTOCHE, JJ.
The judgment convicted defendant, upon his plea of guilty,
of attempted robbery in the second degree.
It is hereby ORDERED that the judgment so appealed from is unanimously affirmed.
Memorandum: Defendant appeals from a judgment convicting him upon his plea of guilty of attempted robbery in the second degree (Penal Law §§ 110.00, 160.10 ). We reject defendant's contention that his waiver of the right to appeal is invalid. "No particular litany is required for an effective waiver of the right to appeal" (People v McDonald, 270 AD2d 955, lv denied 95 NY2d 800; see People v Moissett, 76 NY2d 909, 910-911). The record establishes that defendant's waiver of the right to appeal was knowing, voluntary and intelligent and was "intended comprehensively to cover all aspects of the case" (People v Muniz, 91 NY2d 570, 575). Insofar as defendant contends that the waiver of the right to appeal should not encompass any issues raised in a CPL article 330 or article 440 motion or in an application for coram nobis relief (see generally People v Liggins, 56 AD3d 1265), that contention is premature because it seeks merely an advisory opinion. Defendant's further contention that he received ineffective assistance of counsel does not survive the waiver of the right to appeal or the guilty plea inasmuch as there is no showing that "the plea bargaining process was infected by [the] allegedly ineffective assistance or that defendant entered the plea because of [his] attorney['s] allegedly poor performance" (People v Gleen, 73 AD3d 1443, 1444, lv denied 15 NY3d 773 [internal quotation marks omitted]). Entered: March 16, 2012 Frances E. Cafarell Clerk of the Court
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