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Criminal Practice – Constitutional – Right to Counsel – Magistrate’s Court – Dangers of Self-Representation – Appeals – Issue Preservation (access required)

The record on appeal shows that the magistrate advised defendant of his right to be represented by an attorney, but the record is silent as to whether the magistrate advised defendant of the dangers of representing himself. We remand to the circuit court for a hearing on whether defendant knowingly and intelligently waived his right to ...

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