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January 27, 2014

  • 110 Criminal Law
  • 110XXXI Counsel
  • 110XXXI(C) Adequacy of Representation
  • 110XXXI(C)2 Particular Cases and Issues
  • 110k1908 Raising of Particular Defense or Contention
  • 110k1909 k. In General.

110 Criminal LawThe Sixth Amendment does not require that counsel do what is impossible or unethical, and if there is no bona fide defense to the charge, counsel cannot create one.

Jones v. Jones, 163 F.3d 285 (5th Cir. 1998)