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Criminal – Contempt – Continuance – Client No-Show (access required)

The Court of Appeals affirms a contempt conviction for a defense lawyer who told his client he need not appear for trial after the defense lawyer and the prosecutor had agreed to a continuance, but without entry of an order of continuance by the trial court. The lawyer argues the evidence was insufficient to find him ...