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A response to “Pro se predicament”

The following letter is a response to “Pro se predicament: Rise in unrepresented litigants raises ethical, logistical questions,” by Jeff Jeffrey. With all due respect to some of the folks who responded to your inquiry and cited in your article, ...

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Criminal Practice – Constitutional – Right to Counsel – Waiver of Appointed Counsel – Pro Se – No Colloquy (access required)

State v. Seymore Even though defendant signed a waiver of appointed counsel, the form did not indicate that he intended to proceed pro se; moreover, the record does not indicate that the trial court conducted the thorough inquiry required by G.S. § 15A-1242 before allowing defendant to represent himself. Defendant is entitled to a new trial.

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