The purpose of this comment is to examine and analyze a group of recent decisions wherein persons convicted by state courts have sought writs of habeas corpus in federal district courts on the ground that the incompetence of counsel representing them at trial worked a deprivation of rights secured by the United States Constitution.
Mary E. Hanley,
Federal Habeas Corpus and Incompetence of Counsel in State Prosecutions,
33 Wash. L. Rev. & St. B.J.
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