Sixth Amendment

As a conservative, I believe government must be limited and civil rights and due process should be respected even when it makes us feel slimy. Which is why I endorse the following:

In the legal community, it’s understood that criticizing an attorney who defends an unpopular defendant—especially a public defender assigned to an impoverished client—is inappropriate, offensive, and unprofessional. Public defenders who represent disreputable defendants are fulfilling the requirements of the Constitution; to condemn them for doing so is, in a very real sense, to condemn the Sixth Amendment itself.

Read more at Slate.com.

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