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Planned Parenthood Shooter Robert Dear and Self Representation

Planned Parenthood Shooter and Self Representation

Attorney Marsh

This is a topic which gets a lot of coverage from the media. Usually there is a horrific crime committed by someone, it makes national news, and then arrives their first day in Court. Fairly regularly, in open Court, these people will declare to the Judge that they want to “Represent Themselves” or, in legal terms, be Pro Se. The Planned Parenthood Shooter, Robert Dear, is no different. However, you also have an absolute Constitutional right to self representation in Court. In a few previous posts I wrote about Constitutional rights that we all have during a criminal case: Your Right…