No Right to Victorious Defense Counsel

From State v. Cahill (Ohio Ct. App. Aug. 30, 2013):

For all of Cahill’s protestations to the contrary, this was an open-and-shut case, competently presented by the prosecutor. The finest criminal defense lawyer in the land cannot work a miracle. Cahill was not constitutionally entitled to a victorious defense counsel, he was merely entitled to an effective defense counsel; and he had one.

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