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Is the Supreme Court’s ruling in Padilla v. Kentucky, which requires criminal defense attorneys to warn non-citizen clients if a guilty plea carries a risk of deportation, retroactive? See “Justices to decide whether ‘Padilla’ duty is retroactive” Chaidez v. U.S., No. 11-820.Certiorari granted: April 30, 2012. Ruling below: 655 F.3d 684. (7th Cir. 2011).