When does right of counsel begin?

Answer In 2008, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Rothgery v. Gillespie County, Texas, that a defendant's Sixth Amendment right to counsel begins at his first appearance before a magistrate judge whe... Read More »

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How to Analyze the Development of Right to Counsel in the Criminal Justice System?

The right to legal counsel for persons accused of a crime is one that is often taken for granted in the United States. Yet the development of this valuable right evolved over many years. Although... Read More »

How did driving on the right ever begin when it forces people to steer with the left hand?

Yes you are right . I personally much prefer driving on the left , I think others changed just to be perverse back at the start of the 20 th century ...

What does competent counsel mean?

When a person is put on trial in the United States, he is granted the privilege of competent counsel. Also known as competent legal counsel, this means that the individual has the right to have an ... Read More »

Does a Galactic Counsel really exist?

I think you mean, Galactic Council. The U.N. is the closest possible answer with the available amount of knowledge on the subject.