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Sentencing Continuance Denial Upheld (access required)

The Court of Appeals says a trial court did not abuse its discretion in denying defendant’s motion for a continuance of a sentencing hearing after she pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the death of a 10-month-old infant, based on the prosecution’s plan to present expert testimony from the infant’s treating physician. Nothing in the record ...