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- Court denies special relief to applicant who blamed insufficient counsel in earlier criminal conviction involving dishonesty
A state appellate court in Ohio, in an October 22 decision, rejected an attempt by a physician to challenge the facts underlying his guilty pleas in several felonies by arguing that he had only pleaded guilty to avoid the risk of conviction on dozens of other charges.
The licensee's time to challenge the allegations against him was during the criminal process, the court said.
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