H.Res. 108 (113th): Recognizing the 50th anniversary of the landmark case Gideon v. Wainwright, in which the Supreme Court held that counsel must be provided to indigent defendants in all felony cases.

Introduced:

Mar 12, 2013
113th Congress, 2013–2015

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This resolution was introduced on March 12, 2013, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Theodore Deutch

Representative for Florida's 21st congressional district

Democrat

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Last Updated: Mar 12, 2013
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Mar 12, 2013
 
Introduced

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19 cosponsors (18D, 1R) (show)
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Related Bills
H.Res. 196 (Related)
Supporting the Sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, the right to counsel.

Agreed To (Simple Resolution)
Nov 13, 2013

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