Tag: Padilla v. Kentucky

  • Casuistry

    I knew I was going to have to appeal this case when a prosecutor said to me, “this hearing won’t take long—the case wasn’t a misdemeanor.” If the case wasn’t a misdemeanor, you see, I filed the wrong sort of writ of habeas corpus—an 11.09 writ rather than an 11.07 writ. If I should have […]