Multiple Murder Convictions Reversed

Defendant was convicted in a capital trial of four counts of first degree murder with use of a deadly weapon and other offenses. He received multiple sentences of life without the possibility of parole. Thereafter, Ms. Connolly represented him. Both the trial and penalty phase of the trial were plagued by constitutional error. Consequently, the Supreme Court of Nevada concluded that the district court abused its discretion in denying Defendant’s repeated motions for substitution of counsel. Accordingly, they reversed and remanded this case to the district court for appointment of new counsel and for a new trial.

View the Nevada Supreme Court opinion in Young v. State

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