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Criminal Practice – Attorneys – Right to Counsel – Forfeiture of Trial Counsel – Term of Forfeiture – First Impression – Appellate Counsel – Re-Sentencing (access required)

State v. Boyd. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-07-0677, 9 pp.) (Sam Ervin IV, J.) Appealed from Halifax County Superior Court. (Alma L. Hinton, J.) N.C. App. Holding: Even though defendant forfeited his right to representation by counsel at trial, since he ...

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Criminal Practice – Habeas Corpus – Ineffective Assistance – Conflict of Interest – Lawyer’s Other Client (access required)

U.S. v. Nicholson. (Lawyers Weekly No. 10-01-0649, 46 pp.) (King, J.) No. 08-6347, July 12, 2010; USDC at Norfolk, Va. (Morgan, J.) 4th Cir. Holding: The 4th Circuit earlier reversed the district court and said petitioner’s lawyer had an actual ...

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