Ineffective Assistance of Counsel if CRC-Unqualified?

It is extremely difficult to establish ineffective assistance of counsel (IAC), as the following summary of a murder case shows. The defense attorney had only been practicing for two years by the time the trial started. However, the legal standard for effective assistance of counsel has no mention of experience. Instead, petitioner must show that counsel’s performance fell below an objective standard of reasonableness under prevailing professional norms and that but for such performance, the outcome of the trial would have been different. To read more about this tough standard, please click on the following link

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