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In a case that’s likely to be watched closely by criminals from drug-dealers to white-collar embezzlers—and the unpaid lawyers representing them—the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear the plight of a criminally-indicted woman arguing that she is constitutionally entitled to a pretrial hearing before the government can freeze her assets.

So reports Forbes.

The woman is charged with stealing and selling medical equipment manufactured by Johnson & Johnson, her former employer. A federal court froze her and her husband’s assets when she was indicted and it is preventing her from retaining the criminal-defense counsel of her choice.

Read the full article from Forbes here.

U.S. Supreme Court building.

U.S. Supreme Court building.

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