Washington standard for ineffective assistance of counsel imposes a minimum performance standard on trial lawyers.
What does IAC stand for?
IAC stands for Ineffective Assistance of Counsel (law)
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 595 other meanings of IAC in our Acronym Attic
- Indochinese-American Council
- Indoor Athletics Centre (UK)
- Industrial Accident Commission
- Industrial Analysis Centre (Canada)
- Industrial Application Center
- Industrial Arbitration Court (Singapore)
- Industries Assistance Commission
- Industry Advisory Committee
- Industry Advisory Conference (Ul)
- Industry Advisory Council
- Infidels Are Cool (political blog)
- Information Analysis Center (DACS)
- Information Assurance and Compliance
- Infostructure Architecture Council (USAF)
- Infrastructure Advisory Committee
- Infrastructure as Code (computing)
- Inheritance of Acquired Characteristics (adaptation theory)
- Initial Alignment Control
- Initial Approach Course
- Initiative for African Citizens (Nigeria)
Samples in periodicals archive:
amp;#8221; Fuller further stated, “Too many Prison Consultant companies have surfaced since we began and make false promises to reduce sentences by filing 2255 Motions for ineffective assistance of counsel against their attorneys.
Morales' statements to investigators were voluntary and admissible as evidence and that it was not ineffective assistance of counsel to not attempt to suppress their introduction by pretrial motions because such motions would only have been denied.
55) After Jenkins was appointed counsel and dropped all but his ineffective assistance of counsel claim, the district court denied his motion as untimely, finding that his ineffective assistance of counsel claim did not relate back to his original claims under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(c)(1)(B).
11) To prevail on an ineffective assistance of counsel claim under Strickland, the defendant must prove: (1) that his counsel's performance was deficient; and, (2) that the deficiency in his counsel's performance prejudiced his defense.
Accordingly, Padilla did not announce a new rule because (1) Williams suggested a categorical rule for ineffective assistance of counsel claims, (2) Padilla was based on "clearly established" law, (3) Padilla was dictated by precedent, (4) in the opinion, the Court indicated that it should be applied retroactively, and finally (5) both practical and policy concerns weigh in favor of Padilla's retroactivity.
5) For example, courts have rejected ineffective assistance of counsel claims in death penalty cases where defense counsel slept through portions of the trial, (6) or where counsel was under the influence of alcohol, drugs, or otherwise mentally impaired during trial.