News & Commentary about Right to Counsel
The ACLU works in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties that the Constitution and the laws of the United States guarantee everyone in this country.
Jun 25, 2021
Jailed For a Faulty Battery and Left to Catch COVID-19
May 19, 2020
When a Two-Year Sentence Becomes a Death Sentence
Nov 15, 2019
The Size of Your Wallet Should Never Determine Your Freedom
May 16, 2019
Our Government Has Failed to Defend the Sixth Amendment
Oct 12, 2017
Think You Have a Constitutional Right to an Attorney? Not in Many South Carolina Courts
Jan 25, 2016
We Accept Assembly-Line Justice for the Poor. But We Shouldn’t.
Nov 24, 2015
In the OC, Suspects Don’t Get an Attorney: They Get an Informant