Legal Representation: Definition & Rights


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What amendment of the Constitution allows for legal representation?

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1. Who appoints a lawyer to someone who cannot afford one?

2. What is one of the largest rights regarding legal representation?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Everyone has the right to legal representation. Assess your knowledge of this term and how it works by completing the quiz and worksheet.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The goal of this assessment is to aid in testing your understanding of:

  • How lawyers are appointed to someone who can't afford one
  • The amendment that allows for legal representation
  • The right to represent yourself in court
  • Ramifications of lawyers failing to provide legal representation

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on legal representation
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about one of the largest rights regarding legal representation
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about what would happen if a lawyer didn't provide legal representation and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Master more legal material by going through the lesson, Legal Representation: Definition & Rights. This lesson is helpful in letting you review more about:

  • The definition of legal representation
  • Defendant rights
  • Why effective legal representation matters