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Criminal Law: Self-Representation-Waiver of Counsel-Voluntariness

Where a defendant argued that the trial court erred in allowing him to represent himself for charges including resisting arrest, the record showed that the defendant’s waiver of counsel was voluntary, knowing and intelligent, and the court’s inquiry was thorough,  ...

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Constitutional Law: Sixth Amendment-Civil Commitment-Self Representation

Where appellant claimed to have a Sixth Amendment and statutory right to proceed pro se when seeking discharge from a civil commitment, the denial of the motion is affirmed because the Sixth Amendment applies only in criminal prosecutions, and the ...

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