Brief filed: 04/13/2016
In the Matter of Ron Douglas Patterson on Habeas Corpus
Supreme Court of California; Case No. S225194
Below People v. Patterson, 2015 WL 1057677 (Cal.App. 4 Dist. Mar. 9, 2015).
Defense counsel in California have long understood and accepted their constitutional obligation to advise noncitizen clients that they face mandatory deportation upon conviction. Defense counsel in California have long understood and accepted their duty to defend against adverse immigration consequences. Counsel's obligations are well documented in relevant guidelines and publications, and counsel have access to an array of resources to assist them in fulfilling this duty.
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