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Tag Archives: Ineffective Assistance of Plea Counsel

Criminal Law: Statutory Rape-Ineffective Assistance of Plea Counsel

Defendant pleaded guilty to statutory rape and statutory sodomy of a single victim. After the trial court heard evidence about an alleged second victim, defendant moved for post-conviction relief, arguing that plea counsel was ineffective for guaranteeing that evidence about ...

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Criminal Law: Assault-Ineffective Assistance of Plea Counsel

As part of a negotiated plea agreement, defendant pleaded guilty to assault, domestic assault and resisting arrest. He received concurrent seven-year sentences for the assault charge and a consecutive three-year sentence for resisting arrest. Defendant unsuccessfully moved for post-conviction relief, ...

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