Mamdouh Mahmud Salim had alleged that the waiver of his right to attend his resentencing was not voluntary as he feared retaliation for his vicious attack on a corrections officer, and while the circuit agreed he had not waived his right to be physically present, the error was not enough to prejudice Salim.
Judge Erred, but Panel Upholds Life Sentence
New York Law Journal
August 27, 2012
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