Effects Of Gideon's Trumpet

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Gideon’s trumpet is about Clarence Earl Gideon he gets accused of breaking and entering. When he was going on trial he didn 't get a lawyer so he had to defend himself. So he got sent to prison for five years. Then he wrote a letter to try to go back to trial and get a fair trial with a lawyer. Then he got a letter back that said he was going back to trial with a lawyer. He got a phone call and then he asked if his friend could go back to trial because he couldn’t read. So when he was going to go back to trial he said he wasn 't ready and that he wanted a different lawyer. So when he got another lawyer he went to trial and when the jury came back they said he was innocent. this case was important because clarence earl gideon didnt have a
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