Criminal Defense Attorneys Must Advise Clients of Deportation Risks

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Today, the Supreme Court issued a significant decision in Padilla v. Kentucky. Padilla’s allegation was that his attorney’s failure to properly advise as to the deportation consequences of his guilty plea him constituted ineffective assistance of counsel. The Supreme Court agreed.

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