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Justices Set To Hear Immigrant's Case On Bad Atty Advice

Law360, New York (March 27, 2017, 11:20 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments Tuesday over when bad legal advice on the deportation consequences of taking a criminal plea rises to the level of prejudice, in the appeal of a permanent resident whose drug conviction could send him back to a country he left as a child.

The case, Lee v. United States, centers on a green card holder named Jae Lee, a restaurant owner who has been in the U.S. for 35 years, but who now faces the prospect of deportation after...
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