By: Lewis, Anthony
New York, Random House: (c.1964)
Edition: First Edition
Seller ID: 24708
Binding: Hardcover First Printing
Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dj
[covers very slightly bowed, otherwise a nice clean book with no significant shelfwear; jacket has a few short closed edge-tears, a touch of visible wear at top front hinge, minor soiling along top edge of rear panel]. The story of the extraordinary legal case that begin with a petition from a Florida man, Clarence Earl Gideon, incarcerated on a burglary conviction, who had been denied a lawyer because he couldn't afford one. His case made it all the way to the Supreme Court, which ruled in 1963 "that henceforth the 'due process of law' guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment meant that p... View More...