en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Right_to_counsel

Right to counsel means a defendant has a right to have the assistance of counsel (i.e., lawyers), and if the defendant cannot afford a lawyer, requires that the government appoint one or pay the defendant's legal expenses.

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-rights/the-right-to-counsel.html

A criminal defendant's right to an attorney is found in the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. ... to improper questions and evidence, and presenting any legal defenses.

criminal.findlaw.com/criminal-rights/the-right-to-adequate-representation.html

Indigent defendants who are represented by appointed lawyers and defendants who can afford to hire their own attorneys are both entitled to adequate ...

law.justia.com/constitution/us/amendment-06/15-effective-assistance-of-counsel.html

On the other hand, defense counsel does have a general duty to investigate a defendant's background, and limiting investigation and presentation of mitigating  ...

www.law.cornell.edu/supct/html/05-352.ZO.html

Jun 26, 2006 ... We must decide whether a trial court's erroneous deprivation of a criminal defendant's choice of counsel entitles him to a reversal of his ...

www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/administrative/legal_aid_indigent_defendants/ls_sclaid_105_revised_final_aug_2010.authcheckdam.pdf

Aug 3, 2010 ... governments to provide legal counsel as a matter of right at public ..... on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants, the Section of Litigation, the ...

www.reuters.com/article/legal-us-otc-leadcounsel/this-is-weird-securities-class-action-defendant-wants-to-block-lead-counsel-appointment-idUSKCN1GC31L

Feb 28, 2018 ... Defendants aren't supposed to pick a dog in the lead counsel fight. ... But I can't remember ever seeing a defendant in a federal securities class ...

www.bjs.gov/content/pub/pdf/dccc.pdf

of State defendants in the 75 largest counties in 1996 and 66% of Federal ... the same sentence on average with appointed or private legal counsel. 119. 103. 98.

scholarship.shu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1176&context=student_scholarship

May 1, 2013 ... While our justice system has provided attorneys for defendants in criminal litigation, ... 9 Peter Strauss, Due Process, Legal Information Institute, ...