Title
CJFA06correx.qxp
By
calungce
Description
57 CRIMINAL JUSTICE ■ Fall 2006 Client Autonomy and Choice of Counsel Should a trial judge have the power to veto a defendant’s choice of counsel in a criminal case? If so, why and under what circumstances? The courts have long recognized that a criminal defendant’s Sixth Amendment rights encompass the right to be represented by a lawyer selected by the defendant. Due to lack of financial resources, however, the universe of criminal defendants for whom choice of counsel is a meaningful right is...

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