N.Y. Makes 'Painfully Slow' Progress in Applying Landmark Ruling

, New York Law Journal


Fifty years to the day since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in 'Gideon v. Wainwright' that courts are required to provide indigent criminal defendants with counsel, critics say New York's system of criminal representation for the poor remains deficient, although progress is being made.

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