Kelly Thomson

7:39 pm
Sun September 30, 2012

Honduran Central to U.S. Supreme Court Ruling Will Get New Kentucky Trial

A convicted drug trafficker from Honduras who won a 2010 U.S. Supreme Court ruling will get a new trial after a Kentucky appeals court overturned his conviction because his attorney gave bad advice about deportation. The Kentucky Court of Appeals has ordered a new trial for Jose Padilla, a native of Honduras and permanent legal resident of the United States.

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