Arbitrary denial of adjournment request results in new trial

[May 15, 2015 – 3:38 p.m.] ┬áThis morning, the Appellate Division ruled that an arbitrary denial of an adjournment request based solely upon speedy case disposition concerns violates a defendant’s 6th Amendment right to an attorney of his choice and requires a new trial.

Click here to check out this important holding in the PDF of the opinion in State v. Martinez.