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Conflict Created by Prior Clients’ Testimony (access required)

A Harrisonburg U.S. District Court denies defendant’s motion for substitution of counsel, as his proposed substituted counsel previously represented two cooperating witnesses in the government’s ongoing prosecution of a multi-defendant methamphetamine distribution conspiracy. The government argued at a hearing that there was a conflict based on the testimony of these two witnesses would give as to ...