Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The John Marshall Law School
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Sixth Circuit enters circuit split on ineffective assitance of counsel
Last week the Sixth Circuit joined a circuit split over whether an
attorney's failure to file a notice of appeal despite receiving explicit
instruction to do so from their client constitutes ineffective
assistance of counsel. The case, Campbell v. United States, is available here. For more on the story go to Circuit Splits.