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Chasing Gideon: The Elusive Quest for Poor People's Justice

Chasing Gideon: The Elusive Quest for Poor People's Justice

by Karen Houppert

Editorial: New Press, The
ISBN: 9781595588692
Número de páginas: 288
Formatos: pdf, ePub, mobi, fb2
Tamaño de archivo: 8 Mb
Fecha de publicación: 2020-10-18
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First published to mark the fifty-year anniversary of the Supreme Court decision Gideon v. Wainwright, which guaranteed the right to legal counsel for all criminal defendants, Chasing Gideon is “a hugely important book” (New York Law Journal) that gives us a visceral, unforgettable experience of our systemic failure to fulfill this basic constitutional right. Written in the tradition of Gideon’s Trumpet, by the late Anthony Lewis, this is “a book of nightmares,” as Leonard Pitts wrote in the Miami Herald, ...