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NPR - Illinois Public Media News - March 15, 2013

50 Years After Key Case, Problems Defending The Poor Persist

By Carrie Johnson

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Next week marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision in which the justices unanimously ruled that defendants facing substantial jail time deserved legal representation in state courts, even if they couldn't afford to pay for it.

Categories: History, Law





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