SCOTUS to Consider Padilla Retroactivity: Chaidez v. U.S.

"The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to settle a dispute among lower courts on whether to give more immigrants the benefit of a ruling that requires their lawyers to advise them more clearly on what can happen if they plead guilty to a crime. At issue in the new case of Chaidez v. United States...

Supreme Court Oral Argument Preview: Chaidez v. U.S. (Padilla Retroactivity)

" In Padilla v. Kentucky (2010), the Court held that an ineffective assistance of counsel claim under the Sixth Amendment could be based on an attorney’s failure to inform a criminal defendant of the risk of deportation resulting from a plea agreement and criminal conviction. In so holding...

Online Chaidez (Padilla Retroactivity) Symposium Continues

crImmigration.com, Nov. 1, 2012 : " The online symposium on Chaidez v. United States continues today with contributions by Christopher N. Lasch, Craig Siegel, and Carlos M. García. On Monday, the symposium will feature several analyses of today's oral arguments. Here's the complete...

Chaidez v. U.S. Oral Argument Transcript (Padilla Retroactivity)

Chaidez v. U.S. Oral Argument Transcript - U.S. Supreme Court, Nov. 1, 2012. - Stanford Law Professor Jeffrey L. Fisher argued for Ms. Chaidez.

Chaidez Oral Argument Recap by Dean Kevin Johnson

"The argument was a lawyerly-like exercise in appellate advocacy, with the Justices skillfully probing the legal arguments concerning a collateral attack on a criminal conviction, as well as the policies implicated by the retroactive application of a decision of the Supreme Court. ... From my reading...