THE PROS AND CONS OF SELF-REPRESENTATION
The general opinion of those choosing to defend themselves in legal proceedings is that they are mentally ill. However, recent research by Georgia Law's Erica J. Hashimoto concluded that that was not the case. She said, "Often, people choose to defend themselves because they have an ideological position they want to air "or because they are dissatisfied with their appointed lawyers." To read the complete story, see the Baltimore Sun. The article title is "Do-it-yourself defendants." It was published 5/8/06, and the author is Rona Marech.
"THE PROS AND CONS OF SELF-REPRESENTATION" (2006). In The News. 390.