The Right to the Assistance of Counsel: A Reference Guide to the United States Constitution

Synopsis

Inaugurating Greenwood's Reference Guides to the United States Constitution series, this superlative guide to the Sixth Amendment is the first to survey the legal guarantee of counsel's assistance since 1963's Gideon ruling. The vast majority of important, even landmark cases regarding the right to counsel were decided after that pivotal ruling, making this the definitive work on the topic. Tomkovicz offers a concise yet substantial account of the historical development of the right to counsel in England and America.

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Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Westport, CT
Publication year:
  • 2002