Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) right to counsel by Mark E. Dudley

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Published by Twenty-First Century Books in New York .

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  • Gideon, Clarence Earl -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Wainwright, Louie L. -- Trials, litigation, etc. -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Gideon, Clarence Earl -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • Wainwright, Louie L. -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • United States. Supreme Court -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Right to counsel -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Right to counsel.

About the Edition

Examines the people, events, and legal issues involved in the Supreme Court case that established the right of the accused to be represented by a lawyer even if they cannot afford to pay.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 89-94) and index.

Book details

Other titlesGideon versus Wainwright (1963)
Statementby Mark E. Dudley.
SeriesSupreme Court decisions, Supreme Court decisions (New York, N.Y.)
Classifications
LC ClassificationsKF228.G53 D83 1995
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 96 p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1114896M
ISBN 100805039147
LC Control Number94040885

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