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Chaidez v. U.S.

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Case Term OT 2012
Category Criminal Law
Question Presented In Padilla v. Kentucky, 130 S. Ct. 1473 (2010), this Court held that criminal defendants receive ineffective assistance of counsel under the Sixth Amendment when their attorneys fail to advise them that pleading guilty to an offense will subject them to deportation. The question presented is whether Padilla applies to persons whose convictions became final before its announcement.
Lower Court's Decision no
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Outcome - Affirm

This case was decided on 19 February, 2013.

Roberts
Robertsaffirm
Scalia
Scaliaaffirm
Kennedy
Kennedyaffirm
Thomas
Thomasaffirm
Ginsburg
Ginsburgremand
Breyer
Breyeraffirm
Alito
Alitoaffirm
Sotomayor
Sotomayorremand
Kagan
Kaganaffirm