Strickland v. Washington

Following is the case brief for Strickland v. Washington, 466 U.S. 668 (1984) Case Summary of Strickland v. Washington: Defendant Washington was arrested for a number of crimes he committed in a 10-day crime spree.  He ultimately pleaded guilty. At sentencing, the defendant’s attorney did not obtain character witnesses or order a pre-sentence report.  The judge then sentenced the defendant […]

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