The United States Supreme Court, in making an accused's right to confront witnesses a fundamental right applicable to the states, unnecessarily extended constitutional law.
Pointer v. Texas, 380 U. S. 400 (1965).
Ronald H. Heck,
Constitutional Law - Right to Counsel,
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