Proof of Exoneration in Legal Malpractice Cases: The Peeler Doctrine and Its Limits in Texas and Beyond

Dublin Core

Title

Proof of Exoneration in Legal Malpractice Cases: The Peeler Doctrine and Its Limits in Texas and Beyond

Description

This article examines the requirements of “actual innocence” or exoneration as a prerequisite for bringing a claim of legal malpractice against a criminal defense attorney. It analyzes the public policy underpinnings and differing approaches taken in those jurisdictions that have adopted an “actual innocence” requirement.

Creator

John G. Browning and Lindsey Rames

Publisher

St. Mary's Journal on Legal Malpractice and Ethics, St. Mary's University School of Law

Date

2014

Contributor

St. Mary's University School of Law

Rights

Copyright to authors John G. Browning and Lindsey Rames

Relation

St. Mary's Journal on Legal Malpractice and Ethics

Format

RFC3778

Language

English, en-US

Type

Text

Identifier

BrowningFinal.pdf

Files

BrowningFinal.pdf

Citation

John G. Browning and Lindsey Rames, “Proof of Exoneration in Legal Malpractice Cases: The Peeler Doctrine and Its Limits in Texas and Beyond ,” St. Mary's Law Digital Repository, accessed August 20, 2017, http://lawspace.stmarytx.edu/item/BrowningFinal.pdf.

Document Viewer