ME, MYSELF, AND INEFFECTIVE

July 1, 2014

  • 110 Criminal Law
  • 110XXXI Counsel
  • 110XXXI(C) Adequacy of Representation
  • 110XXXI(C)2 Particular Cases and Issues
  • 110k1975 k. Counsel of Defendant’s Choice or Defendant Pro Se.

110 Criminal LawA self-represented defendant is unable to later claim he was denied effective assistance of counsel by his own representation.

State v. Simmons,136 So.3d 358 (La. App. 5 Cir. 2014)

Suggested by Kara Boucher, Principal Attorney Editor; Thomson Reuters; Eagan, Minn.