Criminal Procedure keyed to Kamisar
Gagnon v. Scarpelli
The respondent pleaded guilty in July 1975 to a charge of armed robbery in Wisconsin. He was sentenced to fifteen years in prison, but the sentence was suspended and he was placed on probation for seven years. On August 6, 1975, the respondent and another man were apprehended in the course of committing a burglary of a house. The respondent’s probation was revoked without a hearing and without being represented by counsel. The respondent filed a petition for habeas corpus.
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