Sunday, December 2, 2012
State Courts Limiting the Effect of Padilla v. Kentucky
In this article, I discuss the efforts of state courts to curtail the reach of Padilla.
The Virginia opinion of Morris v. Commonwealth can be found here.
The Florida opinion of Hernandez v. State can be found here.
The U.S. Supreme Court has taken up the issue of whether Padilla should be applied retroactively, as discussed in this article.
By: William J. Kovatch, Jr.