Essays Tagged: "Clarence Earl Gideon"

Gideon's Trumpet to discuss the various powers in the US Government.

es in the US political system in making laws, and how these powers are gained or lost.In June 1961, Clarence Earl Gideon, a fifty year old unemployed gambler was arrested in Panama City, Florida. He w ...

(10 pages) 84 0 4.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Inequality in the American Justice System

5). The case of Gideon v. Wainwright can be used to illustrate this point. Cole summarizes the case:Clarence Earl Gideon, a penniless Florida man, down on his luck and charged with breaking and enteri ...

(4 pages) 102 0 4.5 Sep/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Issues

Gideon vs. Wainwright case

l counsel for anyone who is accused of a felony.The event leading to this court case occurred after Clarence Earl Gideon was accused of breaking into a pool hall in Bay County, Florida, and taking mon ... that they received a fair trial. Both the fourteenth and sixth amendment were violated according to Clarence Gideon when he was tried in court the first time after he was denied the right to be repres ...

(6 pages) 58 1 0.0 May/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Gideon's Trumpet

Clarence Earl Gideon, age 51 at the time of his petition to the Supreme Court, was a "destitute" man ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gideons Trumpet

n his or her rights, and able to speak openly and freely to the judge and jury.In Gideon?s Trumpet, Clarence Earl Gideon was sentenced to five years in prison for supposedly a breaking and entering cr ...

(4 pages) 20 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law