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The Evolving World of Criminal Immigration Motions

In 2010, The United States Supreme Court held in the landmark decision of Padilla v. Kentucky, 130 S.Ct. 1473 (2010) that defense attorneys must inform non-citizen clients the risks of deportation arising from guilty pleas.  After this decision the real question became is the ruling retroactive?  The US Supreme Court did not answer this important [...]

By | September 16th, 2014|Boston criminal law, court system, criminal charges, defense attorney boston, defense attorney lynn ma, imigration, retroactive rulings|Comments Off on The Evolving World of Criminal Immigration Motions

The Evolving World of Criminal Immigration Motions

In 2010, The United States Supreme Court held in the landmark decision of Padilla v. Kentucky, 130 S.Ct. 1473 (2010) that defense attorneys must inform non-citizen clients the risks of deportation arising from guilty pleas.  After this decision the real question became is the ruling retroactive?  The US Supreme Court did not answer this important [...]

By | May 22nd, 2013|Boston criminal law, criminal charges, domestic abuse, drug abuse, drug charges, drug criminal hearing, drunk driving, gun charges, imigration, imigration law, retroactive rulings, sex crimes|Comments Off on The Evolving World of Criminal Immigration Motions