Thomas And Gorsuch Issue Dissent That Calls Into Question The Right To Counsel
Gideon v. Wainwright (1963) guaranteed the right to counsel for those charged with criminal offenses.
Justices Thomas and Gorsuch have called into question the constitutionality of Gideon, a cornerstone of the criminal justice system.
Please follow this thread by Scott Hechinger, the Senior Staff Attorney & Dir. of Policy at Brooklyn Defender Services. He explains the significance of the dissent by Justices Thomas and Gorsuch.