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The Great Writ

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Episode 8 – The Great Writ

This month on Calendar Call, Paul talks with Attorney Arnold Amore, Assistant Public Defender for the CT Innocence Project, Post-Conviction Unit about Habeas Corpus, commonly referred to as The Great Writ. Paul and Attorney Amore discuss what a Habeas is, the difference between an appeal and Habeas petition, and ineffective assistance of counsel cases vs lapse plea cases. Paul and Attorney Amore also talk about common mistakes that lead to ineffective assistance of counsel claims, what happens over the course of a Habeas proceeding, the role of the Public Defender in the Post-Conviction Unit, and more.

Artl.S9.C2.1 Suspension Clause and Writ of Habeas Corpus

Connecticut Constitution, Article 1, Sec. 12

Amdt6.6.5.1 Overview of the Right to Effective Assistance of Counsel

Magna Carta: Muse and Mentor

Habeas Corpus FAQ

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