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Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Lyon on Effective Assistance of Counsel

Lyon andreaAndrea D. Lyon (DePaul University - College of Law) has posted The Promise of Effective Assistance of Counsel: Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough (The Champion, June 2012) on SSRN. Here is the abstract:

As a part of the ANtional Association of Crminal Defense Lawyers perspectives on Gideon v. Wainwright's 50th anniversary, this article examines the promise of effective assistance of defense counsel, and how low that standard is and its deleterious effects on justice.

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