The Yale Law Journal

Wendy Zorana Zupac


Mere Negligence or Abandonment? Evaluating Claims of Attorney Misconduct After Maples v. Thomas

Wendy Zorana Zupac

122 Yale L.J. 1328 (2013).

In recent terms the Supreme Court has attempted to carve out remedies for habeas petitioners with negligent lawyers. This Note explores the analysis used by the Court in these cases and applies a novel descriptive model to explain how the Court has applied two different mod…