Eric Holder: A State of Crisis for the Right to Counsel

http://m.theatlantic.com/national/archive/2013/03/eric-holder-a-state-of-crisis-for-the-right-to-counsel/274074/

Unfortunately, the fact that Gideon v. Wainwright has largely been ineffective is not new, and the country could do much better in providing counsel to indigent defendants. The court system is oriented toward the rich and no one seems to have an incentive to change that.

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