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CAV: Jurisdiction, procedural default thwarted claims (access required)

The court lacked jurisdiction to review a nolle prosequi order and also declined to consider the defendant’s arguments not raised in the trial court. Background Appellant Cecil Truman was indicted for numerous drug crimes. The trial court had to appoint four successive attorneys to represent Truman at his trial, which caused problems in preparing for trial. The ...