Ineffective assistance of counsel ruling [9th Circuit]
Ineffective assistance of counsel ruling [9th Circuit]

Miranda v. Clark County, Nevada, US Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, February 3, 2003 [ruling that the head of a county public defender's office may be held accountable for a policy that leads to a denial of an individual's right to effective representation of counsel]. Read the opinion here [PDF]. Reported in JURIST's Paper Chase here.