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Chaidez v. U.S. Oral Argument Transcript (Padilla Retroactivity)
Posted on 1 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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

Online Chaidez (Padilla Retroactivity) Symposium Continues
Posted on 1 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

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... Read More

Chaidez Oral Argument Recap by Dean Kevin Johnson
Posted on 5 Nov 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

"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... Read More

Supreme Court Oral Argument Preview: Chaidez v. U.S. (Padilla Retroactivity)
Posted on 26 Oct 2012 by Daniel M. Kowalski

" 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... Read More