"Gideon's Trumpet" Book Review by supercalifragilistic

"Gideon's Trumpet"
An analysis of the theme of defendants' rights to counsel, as discussed in "Gideon's Trumpet" by Anthony Lewis.
# 96431 | 975 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 08, 2007 in Law (Criminal) , English (Analysis) , Law (Historic Trials)

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This paper discusses the primary theme of Anthony Lewis' book "Gideon's Trumpet" and compares it to the outcome of the court-case "Gideon v. Wainwright", upon which the book is based. The paper discusses the rights of defendants in the United States, particularly their right to professional counsel, regardless of ability to pay. The paper also looks briefly at the power of judges in America.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • "Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka." 347 U.S. 483. 1954. [5 Dec 2006] <http://brownvboard.org/research/opinions/347us483.htm>
  • "Gideon v. Wainwright." 1963. Source: 372 U.S. 335 (1963). [5 Dec 2006] <http://usinfo.state.gov/usa/infousa/facts/democrac/67.htm>
  • Lewis, Anthony. Gideon's Trumpet. New York: Vintage Reissue, 1988.

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