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-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 ...

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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.

www.grammarly.com/blog/council-counsel

... differently. What's the difference between council and counsel? ... In general, counsel is advice or instruction. ... Will the counsel for the defendant please rise?

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.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/publications/criminal_justice_magazine/v31/cjspring2016_BUNIN.pdf

Whether a defendant receives a free lawyer to ... Hypothetically, persons can hire a lawyer to represent ... defendants their legal rights, ask whether they are.

www.law.cornell.edu/wex/criminal_procedure

If a defendant cannot afford an attorney, the government is required to provide the defendant an attorney. Such defendants receive legal representation from the  ...

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Your task is to work with a group of concerned individuals to answer this question : How will your state ensure high-quality legal defense for indigent defendants?

www.law.cornell.edu/constitution-conan/amendment-6/effective-assistance-of-counsel

Cases requiring appointment of counsel for indigent defendants hold that, as a ... 354 Counsel's obligation is a general one: to act within the wide range of ...