The Promise of Effective Assistance of Counsel: Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough
The Champion, June 2012
4 Pages Posted: 10 Aug 2012
Date Written: June 10, 2012
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
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