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UNSIGNED CONFESSIONS CAN BE USED TO ASSIST WITNESSES DURING TRIAL

The N.J. Law Journal reports: A 60-year-old precedent barring admission of unsigned confessions has been replaced by newer evidence rules, the state Supreme Court ruled Monday in permitting those statements to be used to refresh a witness’s memory. The Court’s unanimous decision, in State v. Gore, A-77-09, upheld a murder conviction, finding the confession admissible […]

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Sued for Malpractice, Defense Lawyer is Permitted to Point to Client’s Guilt

Is attorney sued for malpractice in a criminal case by a dissatisfied former client permitted to prove guilt of client?

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