IDP Report on Judicial Obligations After Padilla v. Kentucky

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The Immigrant Defense Project (IDP) and the New York University (NYU) School of Law Immigrant Rights Clinic have published a Report entitled Judicial Obligations after Padilla v. Kentucky: The Role of Judges in Upholding Defendants’ Rights to Advice About the Immigration Consequences of Criminal Convictions. The October 2011 Report is intended to help educate criminal court judges about the implications of the Supreme Court’s Padilla decision and to recommend best practices for judges to protect the rights of noncitizen defendants under that decision.