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Godinez v. Moran
United States Supreme Court
509 U.S. 389, 113 S.Ct. 2680, 125 L.Ed.2d 321 (1993)
The defendant was charged with murder. He fired his attorneys, waived his right to counsel, and pled guilty. He was convicted and sentenced to death. He appealed, arguing that he was not sufficiently competent to waive his right to counsel and plead guilty.
Rule of Law
Holding and Reasoning (Thomas, J.)
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