Attorney Attacked by Defendant In Court Withdraws From Case

February 28, 2023

A judge has approved a lawyer’s request to be withdrawn from the case after his client attacked him in court. Taylor Schabusiness, 25, is accused of killing and dismembering her boyfriend a year ago in Wisconsin. She has pleaded not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect. She was in court for a hearing when she attacked her defense attorney. A court officer pulled Schabusiness to the ground, but she made it difficult for him to restrain her. Schabusiness is still undergoing evaluations to determine if she is competent to stand trial.

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