Case study

◦What determination does a judge need to make before a defendant is allowed to represent himself or herself? ◦Did Judge Jet satisfy the requirements in the case of Leon Keller? ◦What Supreme Court decision established the right to represent oneself? What was the Court’s reasoning?  2.Explain what crimes indigent defendants have the right to the appointment of counsel. Do you agree with this? What would happen if there were no standards in place to provide representation to the indigent?   3.There are two ways in which unnecessary suggestiveness can be injected into a pretrial witness identification. List and explain the ways, and provide examples to illustrate.   4.Which of the three witness identification procedures can be challenged under the due process clause? Explain why this is this important for police officers to understand, and how these procedures surface in conjunction with police work.

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