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Lawyer ignores client, concedes guilt in capital case

Gideon, medical marijuana, battered-woman syndrome round out roundup

Welcome to Monday, the 51st anniversary of the Baltimore Orioles‘ first World Series championship.

Here are some news items to get your week started.

— May a lawyer concede a client’s guilt over his objection in a death-penalty case?

Gideon‘s trumpet sounded challenges that ring today.

— Medical marijuana’s statutory protection could go up in smoke.

— Battered-woman syndrome comes to the fore in Milwaukee-area murder trial.

 

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