October 23, 2013
The People of the State of New York, respondent,
Richard Taus, appellant. Ind. No. 71615
Richard Taus, Dannemora, N.Y., appellant pro se.
Kathleen M. Rice, District Attorney, Mineola, N.Y. (Ilisa T. Fleischer and Tammy J. Smiley of counsel), for respondent.
PETER B. SKELOS, J.P., JEFFREY A. COHEN, ROBERT J. MILLER, SYLVIA O. HINDS-RADIX, JJ.
DECISION & ORDER
Application by the appellant for a writ of error coram nobis to vacate, on the ground of ineffective assistance of appellate counsel, a decision and order of this Court dated February 5, 2001 (People v Taus, 280 A.D.2d 499), affirming a judgment of the County Court, Nassau County, entered January 30, 1991, and an order of the same court dated June 13, 1996.
ORDERED that the application is denied.
The appellant has failed to establish that he was denied the effective assistance of appellate counsel (see Jones v Barnes, 463 U.S. 745; People v Stultz, 2 N.Y.3d 277).
SKELOS, J.P., COHEN, MILLER and HINDS-RADIX, JJ., concur.