• Connecticut Supreme Court
  • Connecticut Supreme Court
  • SC 18627
  • Oct 23 2012 (Date Decided)
  • Zarella, J.
In its recent decisions in Lafler v. Cooper and Missouri v. Frye, the U.S. Supreme Court held that habeas petitioners can establish a violation of the sixth amendment right to counsel by proving "a reasonable probability [that] they would have accepted the … plea offer had they been afforded effective assistance of counsel."