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Defense counsel’s duty to warn about … everything?

WASHINGTON — Last term’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling in Padilla v. Kentucky placed a constitutional duty upon defense attorneys to advise clients if a plea carries a risk of deportation. But now, state and federal courts are applying the ruling’s Sixth Amendment duty to warn to a host of collateral areas outside the immigration context. ...

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