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Criminal Practice — MAR – Ineffective Assistance Claim – Evidentiary Hearing Required – Alibi Witness (access required)

Where (1) an alibi witness said defendant was with him the morning of the armed robbery, (2) defendant’s trial counsel does not recall whether she ever interviewed the alibi witness, and (3) the alibi witness says trial counsel never interviewed him, defendant was entitled to an evidentiary hearing on his claim of ineffective assistance of ...

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