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Feb 21, 2022

Welcome back to the Law School Toolbox podcast! Today we're focusing on Criminal Procedure, specifically the Sixth Amendment to the Constitution and the rights and protections it provides to anyone accused of a criminal act.

In this episode we discuss:

  • The rights that the Sixth Amendment protects
  • The general rule for competence
  • When a judge may deny a defendant's right to represent himself/herself
  • A criminal defendant's right to counsel
  • The relationship between the right to counsel under the Sixth Amendment and Miranda warnings under the Fifth Amendment
  • Analyzing a hypo involving the Sixth Amendment, based on previous California bar exams


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Alison & Lee