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Challenge to mistrial ruling not preserved for appeal (access required)

Where a judge had a mistrial declared on his behalf after he was physically unable to continue presiding over a criminal trial, defendant’s objection to the mistrial, based on the fact his witnesses were present and he was ready to proceed, was insufficient to argue on appeal that there was not a manifest necessity for ...