Florida State Prison mug shots of Clarence Earl Gideon - Raiford, Florida

Florida State Prison mug shots of Clarence Earl Gideon - Raiford, Florida

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/166306
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Title

  • Florida State Prison mug shots of Clarence Earl Gideon - Raiford, Florida

Image Number

  • Pr30333

Year

  • 1961

Date Note

  • Photographed on September 11, 1961.

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General Note

  • Accused of a 1961 burglary but later not provided a lawyer for his trial. Judge Robert McCrary Jr. said that the State of Florida laws only allow provision of counsel for capital offenses. Mr. Gideon petitioned to the U.S. Supreme Court and after two years of imprisonment he received a new trial with court-appointed lawyer Fred Turner. The jury returned a verdict of not guilty.

Physical Description

  • 1 digital image - b&w

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