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Effective Assistance of Counsel: People v. Russell

Appellate Division, Fourth Department Effective Assistance of Counsel Personality Dispute People v. Russell KA 07-01053 Appealed from Onondaga County Court Background: The defendant was convicted after a bench trial of drug sale and drug possession. Among the several issues he raised on appeal was that of conflict of interest. At sentencing defense counsel moved to be relieved, which the ...