New U.S. Supreme Court Decision Further Illuminates the Two Rights to Counsel

When a person stands accused of a crime, “the lawyer is the one person to whom society as a whole looks to as the protector of the legal rights of that person in his dealings with the police and the courts.”1The constitutional right to the assistance of an attorney—the right to counsel—is one of the … Continue reading New U.S. Supreme Court Decision Further Illuminates the Two Rights to Counsel