Gideon's Trumpet Setting & Symbolism

Anthony Lewis
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Bay Harbor Poolroom, appears in non-fiction

The Bay Harbor Poolroom is the business Gideon is accused of robbing.

Miscellaneous Docket, appears in non-fiction

The Miscellaneous Doccket is set aside by the Supreme Court for cases filed by those petitioners who are too poor to cover printing costs or to pay the one hundred dollar filing fee. Gideon's case was assigned number 890 of the Miscellaneous Docket and arrived on January 8, 1962.

Special Circumstances, appears in non-fiction

Special Circumstances prompt the assignment of a attorney to an indigent defendant. Those included illiteracy, ignorance, youth, mental illness or complexity of the charges against him.

Gideon vs. Wainwright, appears in non-fiction

Gideon vs. Wainwright was the case filed by Clarence Gideon on appeal to the Supreme Court declaring that his right to counsel had been denied at the trial court level. It's important to note that the case was originally filed as Gideon...

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