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U.S. Courts of Appeal

ATTORNEYS - A man convicted of helping a friend burn down a house in Detroit challenged the trial court's replacement of his court-appointed attorney with a different court-appointed attorney. The Sixth Circuit held that the denial of defendant's petition for a writ of habeas corpus did not violate his Sixth Amendment right to counsel, because defendant had the right to adequate representation but not to his choice of court-appointed counsel. Affirmed.

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