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6 June 2006

Associated Press

NEW YORK — The court case listed as the People vs. Godfrey Hayle looked like an unremarkable one: Police claimed the 44-year-old suspect tried to ditch a 9 mm handgun last year during a drug bust. But when Hayle walked into a downtown Brooklyn courtroom last week, state Supreme Court Justice Robert Holdman was unusually attentive — and blunt. For starters, he shot down a defense attorney's bid for a plea deal with no jail time. "That's not going to happen in this... (

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