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Court Finds Judge’s Deportation Warning at Guilty Plea Proceeding Does Not Satisfy Padilla

The Fifth Circuit reversed the district court, holding that a judge’s statement at a guilty plea proceeding that deportation is “likely” does not foreclose a noncitizen defendant’s ability to demonstrate prejudice as a result of counsel’s failure to provide Padilla-required advice about the immigration consequences of the plea.

AILA Chapters File Amicus Brief in Padilla Retroactivity Case

An amicus brief, filed by the AILA South Florida and Central Florida Chapters in the Supreme Court of Florida, arguing that the holding in the Supreme Court case Padilla v. Kentucky applies to all pending and future state postconviction proceedings.

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