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Mitigation evidence should have been considered (access required)

The trial court erred in not addressing important mitigation evidence related to defendant’s mental health or how his mental health issues caused him to pursue litigation strategies that were contrary to his own interest and consequently raised his sentencing exposure. Background On Dec. 7, 2016, a jury convicted Carl Javan Ross of two counts of receipt of ...