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Vt. Court says pre-'04 inmates still due lawyers

WCAX - 10:09 am Mon Oct 22nd, 2012

The Vermont Supreme Court says inmates convicted of their crimes before 2004 are still entitled to public attorneys when seeking to overturn their convictions, even if attorneys don't believe the legal case has any merit.

The court issued the opinion Friday, after an appeal filed by Charles Crannell who was convicted of killing a Castleton school janitor in 1992. He's filed many appeals over the years and all were rejected.

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