Updates to our Terms of Use

We are updating our Terms of Use. Please carefully review the updated Terms before proceeding to our website.

Sunday, July 21, 2024 | Back issues
Courthouse News Service Courthouse News Service

U.S. Courts of Appeal

ATTORNEYS - A man convicted of helping a friend burn down a house in Detroit challenged the trial court's replacement of his court-appointed attorney with a different court-appointed attorney. The Sixth Circuit held that the denial of defendant's petition for a writ of habeas corpus did not violate his Sixth Amendment right to counsel, because defendant had the right to adequate representation but not to his choice of court-appointed counsel. Affirmed.

Categories / Uncategorized

Subscribe to Closing Arguments

Sign up for new weekly newsletter Closing Arguments to get the latest about ongoing trials, major litigation and hot cases and rulings in courthouses around the U.S. and the world.

Loading...