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Gideon V. Wainwright: The Right to Free Legal Counsel (Great Supreme Court Decisions)
Gideon V Wainwright The Right to Free Legal Counsel - Great Supreme Court Decisions
Author: G. S. Prentzas
Unable to pay for a lawyer, a man arrested for breaking and entering was forced to defend himself in court, resulting in a sentence of five years in prison. Was this fair? That question took Gideon v. Wainwright all the way to the Supreme Court, where it was decided that state courts should be required to provide attorneys to defendants in crimi...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780791093832
ISBN-10: 0791093832
Publication Date: 2/28/2007
Pages: 112
Reading Level: Ages 9-12
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Publisher: Chelsea House Publications
Book Type: Library Binding
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