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Ohio Ct. App. on Padilla, ineffective assistance: Yahya

"Defendant-appellant, Saiqa Yahya ("appellant"), appeals from a judgment of the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas denying her motion to withdraw a guilty plea and vacate her conviction. For the reasons that follow, we reverse and remand this matter with instructions." - State...

Ohio S.C. on Padilla, Pre-Trial Diversion: State v. Kona

State v. Kona, Nov. 21, 2016 - "We hold that R.C. 2943.031(A) required the trial court to advise Kona that his admission of guilt made for purposes of entering into Cuyahoga County’s pretrial diversion program may have the consequences of deportation, exclusion from admission to the United...