“The duty to investigate and prepare”

March 7, 2012

  • 110 Criminal Law
  • 110XXXI Counsel
  • 110XXXI(C) Adequacy of Representation
  • 110XXXI(C)2 Particular Cases and Issues
  • 110k1891 k. Preparation for Trial.

110 Criminal LawThe duty to investigate and prepare is not limitless, and criminal defense attorneys are not required to pursue every path until it bears fruit or until all conceivable hope withers.
Palmer v. State, 34 So. 3d 1207 (Miss. Ct. App. 2010)