In the Supreme Court of the United States, Roselva Chaidez, petitioner, v. United States of America, respondent [electronic resource] : on writ of certiorari to the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit : brief of amici curiae National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers [and 21 others] in support of petitioner / Craig Louis Siegel [and 8 others]

Siegel, Craig Louis, author
[United States] : Cockle Law Brief Printing Co., [2012]
1 online resource (x, 30, 13A, 44B pages)
Immigration law & policy in the U.S
HeinOnline immigration law & policy in the U.S
[Getzville, New York] : William S. Hein & Company, [2017?]
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HeinOnline index title: Brief for the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, National Legal Aid & Defender Association, Law Office of the Cook County Public Defender, Public Defender's Office for the Eleventh Judicial Circuit of Florida, Los Angeles County Public Defender's Office, the Kentucky Department of Public Advocacy, Immigration Impact Unit of the Massachusetts Committee for Public Counsel Services, the New York State Defenders Association, Legal Aid Society, the Oregon Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the New Mexico Criminal Defense Lawyers Association, the Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers of New Jersey, Hall County Public Defender, Lancaster County Public Defender's Office, Texas Fair Defense Project, Washington Defender Association, the Office of the Defender General of Vermont, the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem, Florence Immigrant and Refugee Rights Project, Immigrant Defense Project, Immigrant Legal Resource Center, and the National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild in support of petitioner
United States. Constitution -- 6th Amendment -- Cases.
Right to counsel -- United States -- Cases.
Retroactive judicial decisions -- United States -- Cases.
Emigration and immigration law -- United States -- Cases.
Electronic books.
The question presented is whether the Supreme Court's decision in Padilla v. Kentucky, which allows a defendant to contest his/her conviction based on an attorney's failure to advise of the immigration consequences (e.g., deportation) of a guilty plea, applies to convictions finalized prior to that decision
"No. 11-820."
"July 2012"--page 30
"Table of authorities": pages iii-x
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Chaidez, Roselva, petitioner
United States, respondent
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (U.S.), amicus curiae
United States. Court of Appeals (7th Circuit)
United States. Supreme Court
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