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September 26, 1991 | TED ROHRLICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Criminal defense lawyer Ron Slick has a unique legacy: Eight of his clients have been sentenced to die in California's gas chamber. That is a Death Row record no prosecutor can match. As his clients' cases wind their way through appellate courts, Slick's record has made him the talk of the defense bar. Some lawyers joke that he has his "own wing" at San Quentin. "A lot of people refer to him as Dr. Death," said John Yzurdiaga, president of the Los Angeles Criminal Courts Bar Assn.
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November 13, 1992 | PHILIP HAGER, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
The state Supreme Court on Thursday took the unusual step of reversing the conviction and death sentence of an accused killer on grounds that his trial lawyer failed to provide competent representation. The justices unanimously ordered a new trial for Robert Paul Wilson, 41, found guilty of the 1984 murder of an Arizona tool salesman in Long Beach. The court found that Wilson's trial lawyer, Ronald J.
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November 13, 1992 | PHILIP HAGER, TIMES LEGAL AFFAIRS WRITER
The state Supreme Court on Thursday took the unusual step of reversing the conviction and death sentence of an accused killer on grounds that his trial lawyer failed to provide competent representation. The justices unanimously ordered a new trial for Robert Paul Wilson, 41, found guilty of the 1984 murder of an Arizona tool salesman in Long Beach. The court found that Wilson's trial lawyer, Ronald J.
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September 26, 1991 | TED ROHRLICH, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Criminal defense lawyer Ron Slick has a unique legacy: Eight of his clients have been sentenced to die in California's gas chamber. That is a Death Row record no prosecutor can match. As his clients' cases wind their way through appellate courts, Slick's record has made him the talk of the defense bar. Some lawyers joke that he has his "own wing" at San Quentin. "A lot of people refer to him as Dr. Death," said John Yzurdiaga, president of the Los Angeles Criminal Courts Bar Assn.
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