Video and Multimedia
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Video 1: Public Defenders’ Offices and Budget Cuts
Description: This C-SPAN video presents a discussion at the Library of Congress on funding indigent defense programs.
Video 2: The Jury System on Trial
Description: This PBS video discusses America’s system of trial.
Audio 1: Gideon v. Wainwright (1963)
Description: This OYEZ presentation is of oral argument in the landmark case establishing a right to counsel regardless of ability to pay.
Audio 2: McCoy v. Louisiana (2018)
Description: This OYEZ presentation is of oral argument in the 2018 case recognizing a defendant’s right to decide whether to admit guilt to the crimes charged.
Web 1: The U.S. Supreme Court recognizes individual rights
Description: This link to an NPR article discusses McCoy v. Louisiana (2018), and other individual rights such as privacy rights in rental cars.
Web 2: Sixth Amendment Activities
Description: The U.S. Court website provides opportunities to apply Sixth Amendment landmark cases to right to counsel and fair trial scenarios.