Gideon v. Wainwright Mock Trial
National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Friday, December 13, 2013
Suggested Grade Level(s):
Tenth Grade, Eleventh Grade, Twelfth Grade
The purpose of this lesson is to educate students about the significance of the 1963 case of Gideon v. Wainwright, in which the United States Supreme Court held that all persons charged with a felony are entitled to be represented by legal counsel.