The Promise of Effective Assistance of Counsel: Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough

The Champion, June 2012

4 Pages Posted: 10 Aug 2012  

Andrea D. Lyon

Valparaiso University Law School

Date Written: June 10, 2012

Abstract

As a part of the ANtional Association of Crminal Defense Lawyers perspectives on Gideon v. Wainwright's 50th anniversary, this article examines the promise of effective assistance of defense counsel, and how low that standard is and its deleterious effects on justice.

Keywords: criminal law, effective assistance of counsel, criminal defense

Suggested Citation

Lyon, Andrea D., The Promise of Effective Assistance of Counsel: Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough (June 10, 2012). The Champion, June 2012. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2127789

Andrea D. Lyon (Contact Author)

Valparaiso University Law School ( email )

656 S. Greenwich St.
Valparaiso, IN 46383-6493
United States

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