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Criminal defense counsel must abide by client’s wishes

Posted by Shaunté Henry on Tuesday, May 15, 2018, In : Criminal 

Yesterday the United States Supreme Court ruled that a lawyer cannot concede a criminal defendant’s guilt over the client’s stated objections. If a criminal defendant continually insists that his counsel refrain from admitting guilt, then that Counsel must abide by the client’s wishes even if in the defense counsel’s legal experience he might win the case on a lesser charge. For the Supreme Court’s full opinion click here: https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/17pdf/16-8255_i4ek.pdf...


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Warrant Recall & Case Resolution Initiative April 23-28

Posted by Shaunté Henry on Thursday, April 26, 2018, In : Criminal 


During the week of April 23-28, 2018, Baton Rouge City Court is offering the citizens of Baton Rouge an opportunity to have their bench warrants recalled and to settle any associated traffic or criminal matter. If a citizen has all outstanding bench warrants recalled, the threat of arrest on those warrants will be removed. Citizens must check in between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. daily. This initiative will culminate with a Saturday Court session on April 28, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 no...


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