Wednesday, October 3, 2007

Conviction Overturned Based On Errors By Prosecution And Defense

The Ohio Supreme Court ordered a new trial in a death penalty case, finding (1) ineffective assistance of counsel in failing to file a pretrial motion challenging the testimony of the key prosercution witness on the ground that the witness was legally married to the accused and (2) failure of the prosecutors to turn over potentially exculpatory witness statements despite a defense request.

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