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Protect confidentiality in ineffective assistance claims

Direct appeals in Wisconsin are often premised on Ineffective Assistance of Counsel ("IAC") claims. Such claims can be unpleasant for trial attorneys, who feel they have fought hard for their clients under difficult circumstances and often for very little pay. IAC claims are also unpleasant for post-conviction counsel, who take no pleasure in having to criticize their colleagues.

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