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No Appeal Consult Was ‘Ineffective Assistance’ (access required)

A defendant who said he told his trial counsel he wanted to appeal as he was taken from the courtroom after sentencing on a guilty plea to conspiracy to distribute oxycodone is granted post-conviction relief for his counsel’s ineffective assistance of counsel in failing to consult with defendant about a possible appeal, in this case ...

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