CLR Cited Twice in Supreme Court case Lafler v. Cooper

28 Mar 2012 04:30pm California Law Review 

Last week, the Supreme Court issued a 5-4 decision in the case of Lafler v. Cooper, which involved a claim of ineffective assistance of counsel during the plea-bargaining process. Two California Law Review articles were cited.

Justice Kennedy's majority opinion cited Stephanos Bibas's article "Regulating the Plea-Bargaining Market: From Caveat Emptor to Consumer Protection, 99 Cal. L. Rev. 1117 (2011).

Justice Scalia's dissenting opinion cited Henry J. Friendly's article "The Bill of Rights as a Code of Criminal Procedure," 53 Cal. L. Rev. 929 (1965).

The full majority and dissenting opinions can be accessed at the following link:


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