Bad “tactical decisions”

May 7, 2013

  • 110 Criminal Law
  • 110XXXI Counsel
  • 110XXXI(C) Adequacy of Representation
  • 110XXXI(C)1 In General
  • 110k1879 Standard of Effective Assistance in General
  • 110k1884 k. Strategy and Tactics in General.

110 Criminal LawTactical decisions by counsel do not constitute ineffective assistance simply because in retrospect it is apparent that counsel chose the wrong course.
Daniels v. Maggio, 669 F.2d 1075 (5th Cir. 1982)