Criminal Practice – Constitutional – Ineffective Assistance Claim – Guilty Plea – Immigration Consequences – Padilla – No Retroactive ApplicationState v. Alshaif Although Padilla v. Kentucky, 176 L. Ed. 2d 284 (2010), held that a criminal defense attorney must inform his client of any immigration consequences of a guilty plea, that was not the rule at the time defense counsel in this case advised defendant to plead guilty to assault with a deadly weapon inflicting serious injury.
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Published: February 24, 2012
Time posted: 4:37 pm
Tags: Constitutional, Criminal Practice, Guilty Plea, Immigration Consequences, Ineffective Assistance Claim, No Retroactive Application, Padilla