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From “Collateral” to “Integral”: The Seismic Evolution of Padilla v. Kentucky and Its Impact on Penalties Beyond Deportation

  • Organization: The Bronx Defenders
  • Author: McGregor Smyth
  • Document Type: Article/News
  • Date Created: Saturday, April 30, 2011
  • Submitted: Thursday, June 23, 2011
  • Attachment(s): PDF

This Article published in the Howard Law Journal by McGregor Smyth, Reentry Net Director, examines the practical effect of Padilla for criminal defense attorneys currently working with clients on pending cases.The Article uses the legal reasoning of Padilla to outline a structure for approaching the daunting process of identifying and adequately advising clients about the wide range of penalties resulting from criminal justice involvement. (54 HOWARD L.J. 795 (2011).)

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