What do you have to show to win an ineffective assistance of counsel challenge to a federal criminal conviction?
In Padilla v. Kentucky, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that an ineffective assistance of counsel claim under the Sixth Amendment could be based on a defense attorney’s failure to apprise a criminal defendant of the immigration...more
In 2010, the Supreme Court of the United States, in the case of Padilla v. Kentucky, held that a defense attorney’s failure to advise the defendant concerning the risk of removal fell below the objective standard of...more
On February 20, 2013, The U.S. Supreme Court declined to apply retroactively a 2010 ruling (Padilla v. Kentucky) that requires attorneys to tell immigrant clients that they can be deported if they plead guilty to certain...more
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