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Ineffective assistance

Nov 26, 2014

State’s high court allows robbery defendant to change plea

A defendant who pleaded no contest to a robbery charge after being given incorrect information should be allowed to withdraw his plea, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled 4-3 on Wednesday.

May 20, 2014

Wis. justices allow lawyer to break attorney-client privilege

An Eau Claire criminal defense attorney who sent a letter to a judge containing information normally protected by attorney-client privilege did not violate any ethical rules, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.

Nov 13, 2013

US Supreme Court beefs up standard for ineffective assistance appeals

Federal courts taking up ineffective assistance-based appeals involving plea bargains must apply a “doubly deferential” standard of review that gives significant weight to state court determinations, the U.S. Supreme Court has ruled, reversing a 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in Burt v. Titlow, No. 12-414.

May 30, 2013

Procedural default not a bar to ineffective assistance claim, justices rule

A deeply divided U.S. Supreme Court has ruled that a procedural default in state court did not bar a Texas death row inmate from seeking relief in federal court based on the assertion that he was denied the effective assistance of counsel at sentencing.

Mar 1, 2013

US high court asks when procedural defaults bar ineffective assistance claims

Less than a year after creating a narrow right to make a federal ineffective assistance of counsel claim in a post-conviction proceeding despite a procedural default in state court, the justices of the U.S. Supreme Court tried to carve out the contours of that ruling during oral arguments in Trevino v. Thaler.

Jan 3, 2013

Criminal Procedure — ineffective assistance

2011AP2195 State v. Landrum

Dec 27, 2012

Criminal Procedure — ineffective assistance

2011AP1285-CR State v. Scott

Dec 19, 2012

Habeas Corpus — ineffective assistance

10-3550 Woolley v. Rednour

Dec 19, 2012

Criminal Procedure — ineffective assistance

2011AP1963 State v. McCredie

Dec 18, 2012

Criminal Procedure — plea withdrawal — ineffective assistance

2011AP689-CR State v. Conyers

Dec 18, 2012

Criminal Procedure — ineffective assistance

2011AP2741-CR State v. Pelestor-Jimenez

Dec 18, 2012

Criminal Procedure — ineffective assistance

2012AP229-CR State v. Felton


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