RHODE ISLAND LAW ADVICE. I am a convicted felon from 1997 my two co defendants were acquitted by the supreme court of RI i was given a motion for new trial .. due to not having the attorney of my choice. i was forced to go to trial on three days notice with a new attorney... if you google. XXXXX XXXXX v state of ri on google or visa versa you will find the case. because the attorney didnt put a motion for acquittal on the record like my codefendants they couldnt overturn my case with an acquittal.. I am seeking post conviction relief due to ineffective assistance of counsel. Can i do it this late in the game. presedent from my case is XXXXX v State of ri. for the new trial caselaw. i am finding now being a felon no one will hire me even though the case originated 20+ yrs ago in 1992 Please advise.
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