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Gideon v. Wainwright and the right to counsel by Paul B. Wice

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Published by Franklin Watts 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.,
  • Right to counsel -- United States -- Juvenile literature.,
  • Right to counsel.

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About the Edition

Discusses the principle of the right to counsel for all defendants, the case of Gideon v. Wainwright, and the significance of the Supreme Court"s decision regarding that principle.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 121-122) and index.

Other titlesGideon versus Wainwright and the right to counsel
Statementby Paul B. Wice.
SeriesHistoric Supreme Court cases
LC ClassificationsKF228.G53 W53 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p. :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1279492M
ISBN 100531112314
LC Control Number95011290

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