ABA Journal: SCOTUS rules for Texas inmate who didn’t raise claim of ineffective counsel on direct appeal

ABA Journal: SCOTUS rules for Texas inmate who didn’t raise claim of ineffective counsel on direct appeal

By: Debra Cassens Weiss (May 28, 2013) (Accessed: June 25, 2013)

“Trevino contended in the federal habeas appeal that his trial lawyer should have presented evidence that he suffered from Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, he suffered several head injuries as a child, and he had been abused by his mother physically and emotionally.”

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