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Criminal Practice – Constitutional – Attorneys – Effective Assistance – Guilty Plea – Pending Charges – LWOP (access required)

Taylor v. State Even if petitioner had known that, because of a recidivism statute, a guilty plea in Georgetown County could subject him to a sentence of life without the possibility of parole for charges pending against him Williamsburg County, petitioner has not shown that he would have refused to plead guilty in Georgetown County. Therefore, petitioner has not shown that he was prejudiced by the assistance of his plea counsel in Georgetown County

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