Padilla victory in Texas: Elizondo-Vasquez v. State

"[I]n light of clear and consistent evidence that Vasquez would not have pled guilty but for the deficient advice, we must likewise hold that due to counsel’s ineffective assistance, the plea was involuntary. We reverse the case and remand to the trial court for further proceedings."...

Transporting Padilla to Deportation Proceedings: A Due Process Right to the Effective Assistance of Counsel

Transporting Padilla to Deportation Proceedings: A Due Process Right to the Effective Assistance of Counsel Stephen H. Legomsky St. Louis University Public Law Review, 2012 Washington University in St. Louis Legal Studies Research Paper 11-10-04 Abstract: The Supreme Court’s landmark...