H.Res.108 - Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the landmark case Gideon v. Wainwright, in which the Supreme Court held that counsel must be provided to indigent defendants in all felony cases.

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  • Official: Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the landmark case Gideon v. Wainwright, in which the Supreme Court held that counsel must be provided to indigent defendants in all felony cases. as introduced.

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03/12/13
 
 
 

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Theodore Deutch

D-FL

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Recognizes and honors the 50th anniversary of the decision in Gideon v. Wainwright (the Supreme Court held that indigent defendants have a right to be provided counsel in all felony cases). Expresses support for strategies to improve the criminal justice system to ensure that indigent defe

Official Summary

Recognizes and honors the 50th anniversary of the decision in Gideon v. Wainwright (the Supreme Court held that indigent defendants have a right to be provided counsel in all felony cases). Expresses support for strategies to improve the criminal justice system to ensure that indigent defendants in all felony cases are adequately represented by counsel.

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