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Habeas Appellate Law Opinions

by Townsend, Karen


AC45323 - L. D. v. Commissioner of Correction (Department of Children and Families; allegations of emotional neglect; “On appeal, the plaintiff claims that the trial court improperly concluded that there was substantial evidence in the record to support the findings of emotional neglect. We affirm the judgment of the trial court.”)

AC44881 - Smorodska v. Commissioner of Correction (“On appeal, the petitioner claims that the court improperly concluded that her trial counsel did not render ineffective assistance in advising her about the immigration consequences of her pleading guilty pursuant to the Alford doctrine. We affirm the judgment of the habeas court.”)