• Connecticut Appellate Court
  • Harper, J.
Although the U.S. Supreme Court concluded in the 2010 case of Padilla v. Kentucky, that the sixth amendment to the U.S. Constitution requires an attorney for a criminal defendant to provide advice about the risk of deportation arising from a guilty plea, in the 2013 case of Chaidez v. U.S., the Court concluded that Padilla does not have retroactive effect.
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