SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK Appellate Division, Fourth Judicial Department
December 21, 2012
IN THE MATTER OF RUBEN VELEZ, PETITIONER-APPELLANT,
ANDREA W. EVANS, CHAIRWOMAN, NEW YORK STATE DIVISION OF PAROLE, RESPONDENT-RESPONDENT.
Appeal from a judgment of the Supreme Court, Wyoming County (Mark H. Dadd, A.J.), entered June 17, 2011 in a proceeding pursuant to CPLR article 78.
Matter of Velez v Evans
Released on December 21, 2012
Appellate Division, Fourth Department
Published by New York State Law Reporting Bureau pursuant to Judiciary Law § 431.
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PRESENT: SMITH, J.P., CARNI, LINDLEY, SCONIERS, AND WHALEN, JJ.
The judgment denied the petition.
It is hereby ORDERED that said appeal is unanimously dismissed without costs.
Memorandum: Inasmuch as petitioner has been released to parole supervision, his appeal from the judgment denying his CPLR article 78 petition seeking release to parole has been rendered moot (see People ex rel. Baron v New York State Dept. of Corrections, 94 AD3d 1410, 1410, lv denied 19 NY3d 807; People ex rel. Graham v Fischer, 70 AD3d 1381, 1381-1382; People ex rel. Mitchell v Unger, 63 AD3d 1591, 1591), and the exception to the mootness doctrine does not apply herein (see Baron, 94 AD3d at 1410; Graham, 70 AD3d at 1381-1382; see generally Matter of Hearst Corp. v Clyne, 50 NY2d 707, 714-715). Entered: December 21, 2012 Frances E. Cafarell Clerk of the Court
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