Holding: An appellate court violates the core principles of Strickland v. Washington when it conducts a post-hoc assessment of trial counsel’s performance based on scientific advances not available at the time of trial.
Judgment: Reversed in a per curiam opinion on October 5, 2015.
Petition GRANTED. Judgment REVERSED. Opinion per curiam. (Detached Opinion)
Nov 6 2015
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