Featured Brief: Lee v. United States

This brief illustrates the many ways that defense counsel and prosecutors can, and do, negotiate in all types of cases to meet the goals of both parties, see St. Cyr, 533 U.S. at 323 (noting the “great number of defendants [who] agreed to plead guilty” to keep avenues of relief from deportation open and the “prosecutors [who] have received the benefit of these plea agreements”), and how counsel’s failure to pursue these reasonably probable avenues prejudices the client. Download the brief »