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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Effectiveness of Counsel

Where a defendant argued that the record did not conclusively refute his claim that his trial counsel was ineffective for failing to argue for a more lenient sentence based on “adolescent development issues,” the attorney argued for leniency based on the defendant’s age during the sentencing hearing, so the claim was refuted, and the court ...

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