What is the impact of having a defence counsel representing an accused who is under arrest?

Nova Scotia, Canada

The following excerpt is from R. v. Ward, 2010 NSSC 3 (CanLII):

The decisions which an accused must make when under arrest, such as whether to give a statement to the police, become a witness for the prosecution, or plead guilty to a lesser offence, can be adequately made only by an accused who is represented by counsel who is uncompromisingly dedicated to the interests of one accused. See Camera v. Fogg 658 F. 2d 80 (2nd Cir 1981).

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