June 2007
Gay & Lesbian Times;6/28/2007, Issue 1018, p22
The article reports on the progress of the murder trial of three men charged in the death of gay man Michael J. Sandy in New York. State Supreme Court Justice Jill Konviser-Levine questioned whether hate was a motivation in the killing of Sandy. The state Hate Crimes Act of 2000 provided lengthier prison sentences for murders committed in the belief or perception regarding sexual orientation of a person.


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