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11 Jun 2013, 3:50 pm
Here's another decision that seems obviously right.Defendant steals a purse with a smartphone in it. [read post]
10 Feb 2011, 4:42 pm by Brian Shiffrin
Both the United States Supreme Court and the New York Court of Appeals have held that once a defendant chooses to be represented by counsel, counsel and not the defendant has control over most strategic decisions are made by the attorney and not the defendant (Jones v Barnes, 463 US 745, 751 [1983]; People v White, 73 NY2d 468, 478 [1989]). [read post]
9 Apr 2012, 4:54 pm by David Bernstein
(David Bernstein) Supreme Court reporter Robert Barnes has a piece today about the role of Lochner v. [read post]
3 Jan 2009, 1:30 pm
In the latest chapter of a complex procedural route through the courts, in Barnes-Wallace v. [read post]
20 Dec 2013, 6:17 am by Brian Shiffrin
Barnes, 463 U.S. 745, 751, 103 S.Ct. 3308, 3312, 77 L.Ed.2d 987; People v. [read post]
21 Aug 2012, 3:52 pm
No one legally ordained the guy, and no one zoned his barn (or whatever) as a church.  [read post]
23 Oct 2012, 4:05 pm by Brian Shiffrin
As the Court notedHaving accepted the assistance of counsel, a defendant retains authority over certain fundamental decisions (see Jones v Barnes, 463 US 745, 751; People v Colon, 90 NY2d 824, 825; People v White, 73 NY2d 468, 478, cert denied 493 US 859). [read post]