|Series||Council of State Governments. BX-308|
|LC Classifications||JS308 .C6 no. 308|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||27|
|LC Control Number||57063237|
Recommended Citation. Editors, Law Review () "The Effect of Griffin v. Illinois on the States' Administration of the Criminal Law," University of Chicago Law Review: Vol. Iss.1, Article 7. Griffin v. Illinois, U.S. 12 (), was a case in which United States Supreme Court held that a criminal defendant may not be denied the right to appeal by inability to pay for a trial rence: Frankfurter. Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - Decem (Part 2) in Griffin v. Illinois Audio Transcription for Oral Argument - Decem (Part 1) in Griffin v. Illinois Earl Warren: Num Judson Griffin and James Crenshaw versus People of the State of Illinois. Mr. Horsky. Charles A. Horsky: May it please the Court. Opinion for Griffin v. Illinois, U.S. 12, 76 S. Ct. , L. Ed. 2d , U.S. LEXIS — Brought to you by Free Law Project, a non-profit dedicated to creating high quality open legal information.
In Griffin v. Illinois, U.S. 12 (), the Court addressed the question of whether a state may, under the due process and equal protection clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment, deny a means of effective review on appeal to defendants who cannot afford the cost while granting it to those who can. Illinois law gives every person convicted in a criminal trial a right of review by writ of error; but a full direct appellate review can be had only by furnishing the appellate court with a bill of exceptions or report of the trial proceedings, certified by the trial judge, and it is sometimes impossible to prepare such documents without a. United States Supreme Court. GRIFFIN v. ILLINOIS() No. 95 Argued: December 7, Decided: Ap Illinois law gives every person convicted in a criminal trial a right of review by writ of error; but a full direct appellate review can be had only by furnishing the appellate court with a bill of exceptions or report of the trial proceedings, certified by the trial judge, and it is. The Effect of Griffin v. Illinois on the States\u27 Administration of the Criminal Law. By Law Review Editors. Publisher: Chicago Unbound. Year: OAI identifier: oai::uclrev Provided by: bepress Legal Repository. Download.
U.S. (). Justice Frankfurter believed that Griffin should speak only prospectively because of practical concerns of administration. Griffin v. Illinois, U.S. 12, 25 () (separate opinion). The equality of access principle was subsequently applied to other post-conviction remedies. The Illinois Supreme Court affirmed. Plaintiff petitioned the United States Supreme Court for review. Synopsis of Rule of Law. Denying an indigent criminal defendant access to adequate appellate review violates the Due Process and Equal Protection Clauses of the Fourteenth Amendment. CRIMINAL LAW CASE NOTES AND COMMENTS transcript is awarded without cost to the indigent only in special cases.7 The remaining states have no provision for free transcripts of the trial court record for indigent defendants.8 However, in the recent case of Griffin v. Illinois, the United States . Title U.S. Reports: Griffin v. Illinois, U.S. 12 (). Contributor Names Black, Hugo Lafayette (Judge) Supreme Court of the United States (Author).