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(Federal Sentencing Reporter, 2000)
The Court in Apprendi v. New Jersey, ___ U.S. ___ (2000), held as a matter of due process that any fact, other than a prior conviction, that increases the penalty for an offense beyond the prescribed statutory maximum must ...
Priceless Process: NonNegotiable Features of Criminal Litigation
(UCLA Law Review, 1999)
In this Article, Professor Nancy King develops an approach for determining when judges should block the efforts of criminal litigants to bypass constitutional and statutory requirements other than those already traded ...
Lafler v. Cooper and AEDPA
(Yale Law Journal Online, 2012)
The Supreme Court in Missouri v. Frye1 and Lafler v. Cooper2 broke new ground by holding for the first time that a defendant’s right to the effective assistance of counsel under the Sixth Amendment can be violated by the ...
"Apprendi" and Plea Bargaining
(Stanford Law Review, 2001)
Before "Apprendi", prosecutors using recidivism as a club could, and did, regularly insist that defendants admit aggravating facts as part of the plea or face additional time. When the prosecutor's threats of added time ...
Plea Bargains that Waive Claims of Ineffective Assistance - Waiving Padilla and Fry
(Duquesne Law Review, 2013)
This essay addresses the growing use and enforcement of terms in plea agreements by which a defendant waives his right to attack his plea agreement on the basis of constitutionally deficient representation during negotiations ...