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Name: Tanner v. McDaniel
Case #: 06-15405
Court: US Court of Appeals
District 9 Cir
Opinion Date: 07/13/2007

A reasonably competent attorney whose client had a sound basis for appeal must advise his client of that fact and inquire whether the client wishes to pursue an appeal. (Strickland v. Washington (1984) 466 U.S. 668; Jones v. Barnes (1983) 463 U.S. 745.