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Alabama v. Shelton

Docket No.: 00-1214
Certiorari Granted: May 14 2001
Argued: February 19, 2002
Decided: May 20, 2002

Topics:

Right to Counsel, Criminal Procedure, Right to Counsel, EPA, First Amendment, Fourteenth Amendment, Sentencing Guidelines, Sixth Amendment, criminal procedure, preliminary injunction, willfulness

PartyNames: Alabama v. LeReed Shelton
Petitioner: Alabama
Respondent: LeReed Shelton

Court Below: Supreme Court of Alabama
Supreme Court Docket

Alabama
v.
LeReed Shelton
535 U.S. 654 (2002)
Question:

Does the Sixth Amendment right to appointed counsel, as defined in Argersinger v. Hamlin, 407 U.S. 25, and Scott v. Illinois, 440 U.S. 367, apply to a defendant who was sentenced to a suspended sentence?

Alabama v. Shelton
ORAL ARGUMENT

February 19, 2002

Holding: affirmed
Decision: Decision: 5 votes for Shelton, 4 vote(s) against
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