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Securing the Right to a Fair Trial

June 17, 2014

Everyone accused of a crime has the right to a fair trial and that includes adequate representation for the poor in court. But is merely having the court appoint a lawyer enough to satisfy the right to a fair trial? Learn more about how TMLG and the ACLU of Washington are working to ensure fairness for those who can’t afford a lawyer. Test your knowledge and find out how the ruling in Wilbur v. Mt. Vernon and Burlington is making a big impact on the rights of poor defendants in Washington: