Gideon vs. Wainwright
Facts of the Case:
Gideon was charged in a Florida state court with a felony for breaking and entering. He lacked funds and was unable
to hire a lawyer to prepare his defense. When he requested the court to appoint an attorney for hi
1. Analysis/level of scrutiny required in religious freedom cases
-Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or
prohibiting the free exercise thereof.
-For a free exercise claim to have any chance of success, two things must