Florida Defender Checks Intern Use In Murder Cases

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http://www.miami.com/mld/miamiherald/news/local/states/florida/counties/broward_county/6910728.htm The Broward County, Fla., public defender's office is reviewing use of student interns after a mistake apparently contributed to a defendant's conviction. The Miami Herald says the gency relied on an inexperienced psychology trainee to conduct a sanity test on a woman and that an error "helped seal" her first-degree murder conviction. The Herald says the defender's office has stopped using the trainees to . . .

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