(2) U.S. Supreme Court decisions related to self-representation. Explain the courts discretion when a criminal defendant requests pro se. Discuss the various challenges pro se defendants pose for court personnel. Summarize a criminal case in which the defendant was granted pro se. Be sure to include ALL the facts of the case, including the verdict. In your opinion, should the defendant have been allowed self-representation?

A written assignment is to submit a paper on the topic below. Based on the nature of the topic, it is anticipated that a thorough examination will result in approximately 5-7 pages of text, not including your cover page, abstract, and references. You must cite a minimum of three (3) scholarly resources in the body of your paper.