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Strickland/Padilla Victory in Texas: Ex Parte Ramirez

Another Strickland/Padilla victory (unpub.) from attorney Steve Spurgin in Marfa, Texas: Ex Parte Ramirez, Aug. 1. 2012 .

CA2 on Coram Nobis, Strickland, Prejudice: Kovacs v. U.S.

"We conclude that a defense lawyer’s incorrect advice about the immigration consequences of a plea is prejudicial if it is shown that, but for counsel’s unprofessional errors, there was a reasonable probability that the petitioner could have negotiated a plea that did not impact immigration...