Pro se Legal Representation

The above-mentioned quote was written in the dissent of a famous case in which the Supreme Court of the United States held that criminal defendants have a constitutional right to refuse counsel and represent themselves in state criminal proceedings. Faretta v. California, 422 U.S. 806, 852, 95 S. Ct. 2525, 2550, 45 L. Ed. 2d 562 (1975).