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Criminal Practice – Constitutional – Assistance of Counsel – Counsel of Choice – Personal Friend – Potential Witness (access required)

State v. Rogers Where defense counsel was defendant’s best friend, knew about defendant’s affair with the victim’s wife, and had communicated with the victim’s wife, there was a serious possibility that counsel might be called as a witness; therefore, the trial court did not err by disqualifying counsel.

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