Wednesday, October 09, 2013

Summary 2013 WY 124

Summary of Decision October 9, 2013

Justice Burke delivered the opinion for the Court. Affirmed.


Docket Number: S-12-0160


Appeal from the District Court of Albany County, the Honorable Jeffrey A. Donnell, Judge

Representing Appellant: Anthony C. Gold, Law Office of Anthony C. Gold, Laramie, Wyoming.

Representing Appellee: Peter K. Michael, Interim Attorney General; David L. Delicath, Deputy Attorney General; Jeffrey S. Pope, Assistant Attorney General; Brian J. Fuller, Student Intern.

Date of Decision: October 9, 2013

Facts: Mr. Hankins appeals his convictions on charges of burglary and attempted sexual assault. He claims that the district court infringed on his constitutional right to be represented by counsel of his choice.

Issues: The issue in this appeal is whether Mr. Hankins was denied a fair opportunity to secure counsel of his own choice.

Holdings/Decison: We conclude that the district court did not deprive Mr. Hankins of a fair opportunity to secure counsel of his own choice. Affirmed.

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