Davis v. Washington

Brief Amicus Curiae The National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers in Support of Petitioner (in support of petition for writ of certiorari).

Brief filed: 09/30/2020


Davis v. Washington

United States Supreme Court; Case No. 20-5379

Prior Decision

Decision below 195 Wash.2d 571 (Apr. 30, 2020)


Cross-examination ensures the integrity of the adversarial process. The appointment of standby counsel is the most appropriate means to solve the problems that this court has acknowledged with pro se representation in criminal courtrooms. 


Jeffrey T. Green and Richard E. Young, Sidley Austin LLP, Washington, DC; Claire Labbe and Andrew F. Rodheim, Northwestern Supreme Court Practicum, Chicago, IL; Jeffrey L. Fisher, NACDL, Stanford, CA.

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