Clarence Earl Gideon. Source: Florida Memory.
#tdih 1963 The Supreme Court ruled in Gideon v. Wainwright that states must provide a lawyer in criminal cases for defendants unable to afford their own. Watch a Democracy Now! segment on the film Gideon’s Armyto see challenges to the implementation of this ruling today.
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