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The US Supreme Court's decision in Bobby v. Van Hook raised questions about the application of the ABA Guidelines to counsel performance that occurred many years ago. See below for a memo issued by the ABA about the decision and to access the Court's opinion.
For other historical materials about capital representation, please visit our secured practice area at probono.net/deathpenalty. There you can find conference materials, state and national training manuals, and articles about effective capital representation.
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