Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Supreme Court Reverses Decision That Death Row Inmate's Lawyer Provided Ineffective Assistance of Counsel

This week, the United States Supreme Court released its decision in Beard v. Kindler.  The SCOTUS Blog had the following blurb today:
An AP article published in the Los Angeles Times reports on yesterday’s decision in Beard v. Kindler, which reversed a Third Circuit finding that a death row inmate’s lawyer had provided ineffective assistance during the sentencing phase of his trial.


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