Trevino v. Thaler

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW — Criminal Law — Assistance of Counsel

New Jersey Law Journal


Where, as here, a state's procedural framework, by reason of its design and operation, makes it highly unlikely in a typical case that a defendant will have a meaningful opportunity to raise an ineffective-assistance-of-trial-counsel claim on direct appeal, procedural default will not bar a federal habeas court from hearing it.

This premium content is reserved for New Jersey Law Journal subscribers.

Continue reading by getting started with a subscription.

Already a subscriber? Log in now

What's being said

Comments are not moderated. To report offensive comments, click here.

Preparing comment abuse report for Article #1202602238716

Thank you!

This article's comments will be reviewed.