This casenote will examine the historical development of the constitutional right to counsel. It will then analyze the Court's opinion in Lassiter in light of previous cases and look to the future impact of the decision.
College of Law
Northern Illinois University Law Review
Ahlstrand, Deborah L.
"The Lassiter Decision: Termination of Parental Rights - New Standards for Right to Appointed Counsel,"
Northern Illinois University Law Review: Vol. 2:
2, Article 7.
Deborah L. Ahlstrand, Note, The Lassiter Decision: Termination of Parental Rights - New Standards for Right to Appointed Counsel, 2 N. Ill. U. L. Rev. 489 (1982).