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Immigrant Justice Blog
This week marked the 50th anniversary of Gideon vs. Wainwright, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that people in criminal proceedings have a right to counsel. On Wednesday, the Senate Judiciary Committee heard testimony on due process issues in the immigration system. Fittingly, the lack of access to counsel for people in immigration detention was a key concern.
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