1.01 Act 5 - Gideon Vs Wainwright Question Preview (ID: 54440)

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This case was argued in January 15, 1963 - when was it decided?
a) March 16, 1963
b) January 15, 1973
c) November 10th, 2020

Why did Gideon request an attorney from the state?
a) He had an lawyer. However, he did not make enough money to retain the attorney's service. e was denied a public lawyer, forci
b) He could not afford a lawyer. He was denied a public lawyer, forcing him to represent himself in court.

Where was the final decision made in Gideon vs. Wainwright?
a) Federal Court
b) Small Claims Court
c) U.S. Supreme Court

What Constitutional Amendment mentions the rights to counsel criminal cases?
a) 25th Amendment
b) Sixth Amendment
c) First Amendment

What was the reasoning behind the Gideon vs. Wainwright decision?
a) The right to counsel is a fundamental right and essential to a quick trial.
b) The right not to counsel because they did not have the funds to retain the attorney
c) The right to counsel is a fundamental right and essential to a fair trial.

Did Gideon defend himself during his first trial?
a) Yes
b) No

What crime was Gideon charged with?
a) Breaking and entering a Florida poolroom
b) Breaking and entering Ms. Oviedo's classroom
c) Breaking and entering a Buffalo Wild Wings

Precedence is defined as:
a) Status established in order of importance of urgency
b) Status established in order of importance of hierachy

What state was the Gideon vs. Wainwright?
a) Texas
b) Chicago
c) Florida

Betts vs Brady is a case that addresses the right to counsel in a state court
a) True
b) False

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