April 30, 2012
Today's criminal law/procedure cert grant
Issue summary is from ScotusBlog, which also links to papers:
- Chaidez v. United States: Whether the Court’s decision in Padilla v. Kentucky, holding that criminal defendants receive ineffective assistance of counsel under the Sixth Amendment when their attorneys fail to advise them that pleading guilty to an offense will subject them to deportation, applies to persons whose convictions became final before its announcement.
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