Florida and Gideon v. Wainwright: A Present Dilemma

Fifty years ago, a Florida criminal case (State vs. Clarence Gideon), would create a set of facts that would eventually be heard by the United States Supreme Court, and become the landmark case read ever since by virtually every “Crim Law” student: ¬†“Gideon vs. Wainwright.” ¬†Prior to reaching the US Supreme Court, Mr. Gideon was… 
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