Rafael Medrano, convicted of manslaughter in the 2007 stabbing death of a teenager in Hartford, had his conviction upheld recently by the state Supreme Court and will continue serving his 23 year prison term. But the real news is that his appeal will be remembered for another reason -- a rule change made by the justices that will affect defendants who testify in future cases.
Upheld Conviction Brings Rule Change In Criminal Cases
The Connecticut Law Tribune
June 3, 2013
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