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Criminal Law: Habeas Relief- Defective Pleas

Where a defendant was ordered released from custody after the habeas court found that his commitment was based on defective pleas of not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect in two separate cases, the record with respect to the Jackson County case is quashed because the court abused its discretion by granting relief ...