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- Topic: Business - Law
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Whether a man is innocent cannot be determined from a trial in which, as here, denial of counsel has made it impossible to conclude, with any satisfactory degree of certainty, that the defendant's case was adequately presented.
Quote from Justice Black's dissenting opinion, Betts v Brady, 1942-- from Find Law)
Many in the judicial circles regarded the Betts decision of the Supreme Court as "an anachronism" and a departure from the