What Is a Marsden Motion? What Happens If It Is Granted?

You may have been in court and heard a defendant advise the judge that he wants a Marsden hearing. The usual response from a judge is a patient, polite, “very well, sir (or ma’am),” but with a tone of exasperation.  What is a Marsden motion?  If granted, does the defendant get to choose his next public defender?  What happens next?  To find out answers to all these questions, click on the following link.

http://www.greghillassociates.com/what-is-a-marsden-motion-what-happens-if-it-is-granted.html.

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