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Brooke R. Hardy, Criminal Procedure: Finding the Needle-Toward a More Stringent Standard for Effective Assistance of Counsel

58 Fla. L. Rev. 449 (2006) | | | | TEXT :: Petitioner was convicted by a jury of, among other offenses, brutally murdering a local barkeeper. At the sentencing phase of the bifurcated proceeding, Petitioner’s counsel presented the brief … Continue reading

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Marisa Lopez, Professional Responsibility: Tortured Independence in the Office of Legal Counsel

57 Fla. L. Rev. 685 (2005) | | | | INTRODUCTION :: “[A]n advocate, in the discharge of his duty, knows but one person in all the world, and that person is his client.” Abu Ghraib is one of the … Continue reading

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