University of Pittsburgh

David Harris on the Right to Self-representation in Criminal Cases

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February 13, 2013

With the conclusion of a rape trial in Pittsburgh in which the defendant represented himself, Professor David Harris explained the right to represent oneself in a criminal case on WESA Public Radio's Essential Pittsburgh show.  Professor Harris explained that the Sixth Amendment, which guarantees the right to counsel at trial, also guarantees the right to represent oneself.  Professor  Harris also explained the limits on the right.

To hear the interview, click here and then click on the audio bar below the words "For the Defense."

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