I Coulda Had a Lawyer: Why States Should Abandon the Davis Standard When Analyzing Ambiguous Custodial Requests for Counsel

Comment by Ryan Niedermair

In this comment, Ryan Neidermair compares the evolution of custodial requests for counsel in United States Supreme Court jurisprudence and particular state court systems. He ultimately argues that states should decline to follow Davis and instead adopt approaches that are more protective of defendants' rights.

About the Author

J.D. candidate 2019, Tulane University Law School; B.S. 2015, Rhodes College.


93 Tul. L. Rev. Online 29 (2019)