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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
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