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Martinez v. Court of Appeals of Cal., Fourth Appellate Dist.

Docket No.: 98-7809
Argued: November 9, 1999
Decided: January 12, 2000

Topics:

Right to Counsel, Criminal Procedure, Right to Counsel, Due Process, Equal Protection Clause, Fourteenth Amendment, Sixth Amendment

Petitioner: Martinez
Respondent: Court of Appeals of Cal., Fourth Appellate Dist.

Court Below: THE SUPREME COURT OF CALIFORNIA
Supreme Court Docket


528 U.S. 152 (2000)
Question:

Does a criminal defendant have a constitutional right to choose to represent himself on direct appeal?

Martinez v. Court of Appeals of Cal., Fourth Appellate Dist.
ORAL ARGUMENT

November 09, 1999

Decision: Decision: 9 votes for Court of Appeals of Cal., Fourth Appellate Dist., 0 vote(s) against

Martinez v. Court of Appeals of Cal., Fourth Appellate Dist.
Case Documents

1Opinion in Martinez v. Court of Appeals of Cal., Fourth Appellate Dist.
2Opinion in Martinez v. Court of Appeals of Cal., Fourth Appellate Dist.
Additional documents for this case are pending review.