Tuesday, April 04, 2017 12:59 PM

U.S. SUPREME COURT HEARS CASE OF TENNESSEE IMMIGRANT

The case of a Memphis restauranteur who faces deportation after pleading guilty to a drug charge was heard before the U.S. Supreme Court last week, the Washington Post reports[1]. Jae Lees lawyer told him there was no way hed be deported if he took a plea deal, but he was wrong. The court will decide whether Lee should be given a second chance in court due to bad lawyering. Lee is a legal resident who has lived most of his life in the United States. "This case answers what kind of prejudice you have to show in order to get relief from the mistakes made by your trial lawyer," said one of Lee's lawyers[2], Patrick McNally of Nashville.References^ the Washington Post reports (www.washingtonpost.com)^ said one of Lee's lawyers (www.tennessean.com)

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