Supreme Court grants new trial based attorney’s assertion of client’s guilt

The U.S. Supreme Court has ordered a new trial, despite evidence of the man’s guilt, in a case where the defendant testified he is innocent while his lawyer argued he is guilty. Robert McCoy was charged with three counts of murder in Louisiana. The three victims were his estranged wife’s family members. Lewinston police apprehended … Continue reading Supreme Court grants new trial based attorney’s assertion of client’s guilt