Gideon's Trumpet by Anthony Lewis

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A history of the landmark case of James Earl Gideon's fight for the right to legal counsel. Notes, table of cases, index. The classic backlist bestseller. More than 800,000 sold since its first pub date of 1964.

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About Anthony Lewis

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Anthony Lewis is a former editorial columnist for the "New York Times".
Published January 1, 1964 by Random House. 262 pages
Genres: History, Professional & Technical, Law & Philosophy, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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"Courts have declined to find ineffective assistance where defense counsel slept during portions of the trial, where counsel used heroin and cocaine throughout the trial," Cole says, and "where counsel allowed his client to wear the same sweatshirt and shoes in court that the perpetrator was alle...

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