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Criminal Practice  –  Probation Revocation – Confrontation Right – New Probation Officer (access required)

  A new probation officer took over defendant’s case just 10 days before her probation revocation hearing and appeared at the hearing. Citing G.S. § 15A-1345(e), defense counsel objected that the new P.O. was merely reading from the former P.O.’s reports, denying defendant the opportunity to confront and cross-examine the former P.O. Under these circumstances, the ...

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