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NCJ Number: 36177 Find in a Library
Title: INDIGENTS' RIGHT TO APPOINTED COUNSEL IN INTERSTATE EXTRADITION PROCEEDINGS
Journal: STANFORD LAW REVIEW  Volume:28  Issue:5  Dated:(MAY 1976)  Pages:1039-1071
Author(s): B S BRIER
Corporate Author: Stanford University
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 33
Sponsoring Agency: Stanford University
Stanford, CA 94305
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THE FAILURE OF STATES TO APPOINT COUNSEL JEOPARDIZES SIGNIFICANT INTERESTS OF INDIGENT ALLEGED FUGITIVES AT A CRITICAL STAGE OF CRIMINAL PROSECUTION, THUS ABROCATING THEIR RIGHTS UNDER THE CONSTITUTION.
Abstract: THIS NOTE BEGINS BY LOOKING AT THE DAY-TO-DAY PRACTICE OF EXTRADITION. THE FOLLOWING SECTION HIGHLIGHTS THOSE AREAS IN WHICH THE ADVICE OF COUNSEL CAN BE IMPORTANT TO ALLEGED FUGITIVES. THE LATTER PART OF THE NOTE ANALYZES DUE PROCESS AND SIXTH AMENDMENT GUARANTEES AND CONCLUDES THAT COUNSEL MUST BE PROVIDED FOR INDIGENT ALLEGED FUGITIVES WHO DESIRE ASSISTANCE. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT)
Index Term(s): Constitutional Rights/Civil Liberties; Extradition; Indigents; Judicial decisions; Right to counsel
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