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Court disbars Md. defense lawyer who compelled guilty plea

A unanimous Maryland high court has disbarred a young attorney who essentially compelled his immigrant client to plead guilty to a drug trafficking offense without investigating her credible defense of duress, considering the immigration consequences of her plea or filing a motion to suppress the evidence of contraband. John Xander Yi, who had been in practice ...

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