SCOTUS Effectively Guts Ineffective Assistance of Counsel Claims: Shinn v. Ramirez On Monday, the United States Supreme Court issued an opinion effectively overruling past precedent regarding evidentiary hearings to establish ineffective assistance of counsel claims in Shinn v. Ramirez. Two defendants Ramirez and Jones were convicted of capital murder in Arizona state court and sentenced…

Should a Defendant Testify at Trial? Should a defendant testify at trial? This is one of the biggest strategic decisions for defense lawyers and their clients to make during a criminal jury trial. Regardless of what the criminal defense lawyer advises their client to do, the defendant holds the absolute power to make the final…

© 2021 AMBROSE LAW FIRM, PLLC | ST. PAUL, MN

.

STAY CONNECTED WITH US: