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    GIDEON v. WAINWRIGHT.

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    The assignment for this week is to locate a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case and draft a case brief. Go the following website (www.cornell.edu) and locate the following case: Gideon v. Wainwright.

    Write a 1-2 page case brief utilizing the sample case brief.
    1. Case Title
    2. Citation
    3. Year decided
    4. Facts
    5. Issue or issues
    6.Court decision
    7. Holdings
    8. Case Significance

    Please note that you do not need to include the concurring or dissenting opinions in your brief.
    2 references.

    Thank you

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    http://www.oyez.org/cases/1960-1969/1962/1962_155

    1. Case Title

    GIDEON v. WAINWRIGHT.

    2. Citation

    Docket No.
    155

    3. Year decided

    Decided Monday, March 18, 1963

    4. Facts

    The plaintiff Clarence Earl Gideon allegedly committed the felony offense of breaking and entering into a dwelling with the intent to commit a misdemeanor offense. Gideon requested a lawyer as he couldn't afford one, and needed a court appointed attorney to represent him, but the law in the state of Florida only mandated that an ...

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