A convicted drug dealer will get a new trial because his court-appointed attorney represented him while simultaneously serving as a police commissioner in New Haven, Conn.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found that a lower court “entirely ignored” the possibility that defense counsel was operating under a conflict of interest in the case, United States v. Rogers, 98-1218.
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