Happy 50th Birthday Mr. Gideon

January 2013
Texas Bar Journal;Jan2013, Vol. 76 Issue 1, p11
The article offers information regarding the right of indigent defendants to have equal representation during criminal proceedings in Texas. It discusses the Sixth amendment to the U.S. Constitution with reference to Gideon v. Wainwright court case which was held in the U.S. Supreme court. It informs that alleged indigent person has legal right to enjoy the assistance of counsel for his defense.


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