Steve G.

US Supreme Court rules on self-representation

In Libertarian on June 21, 2008 at 5:07 pm

From SCOTUSblog:

The Supreme Court ruled by a 7-2 vote on Thursday that a state may require a criminal defendant who suffers from a mental illness to have a lawyer, rather than allowing the individual to act as his own defense counsel, even when the individual is competent enough to be tried.  The decision came in Indiana v. Edwards (07-208).

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