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Criminal Law: Effectiveness of Counsel-Mitigating Evidence-Capital Case

Where a defendant in a death-penalty case argued that his counsel was ineffective for failing to adequately investigate and present mitigating evidence, counsel’s investigation satisfied his obligation, and his decision to investigate by himself was reasonable, as was the decision ...

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Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Effectiveness Of Counsel-Mitigating Evidence

  Where a defendant challenged the denial of post-conviction relief, arguing that his counsel was ineffective for failing to raise mitigating evidence at his sentencing, the judgment is affirmed because the trial court was fully informed about the defendant’s mental ...

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