by Bruce R. Jacob
Early one morning in June 1961, a breaking and entering took place in the Bay Harbor Pool Room a few miles east of downtown Panama City, Florida. Clarence Earl Gideon, who was living across the street in a rooming house, was arrested later that morning and charged with the felony of breaking and entering with intent to commit petit larceny. Gideon appeared in the circuit court for Bay County, where he pled not guilty and asked for a lawyer. In the 1942 case of Betts v. Brady, 316 U.S. 455 (1942), the U.S. Supreme Court held that the 14th Amendment did not require the appointment of counsel in every criminal case....
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