Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The John Marshall Law School
Wednesday, August 8, 2012
Illinois appellate court finds failure to communicate plea offer supports claim of ineffective assistance of counsel
A couple of months ago, the Illinois appellate court found that an attorney's failure to communicate a plea offer can be the basis of a claim of ineffective assistance of counsel. Seems obvious to me. The case is called People v Trujillo and it is available here.