Williams v. Oklahoma CityAnnotate this Case
395 U.S. 458 (1969)
U.S. Supreme Court
Williams v. Oklahoma City, 395 U.S. 458 (1969)
Williams v. Oklahoma City
Argued April 1-2, 1969
Decided June 9, 1969
395 U.S. 458
The denial to petitioner, an indigent who was convicted of drunken driving, of a copy at public expense of the trial transcript which he needed to perfect an appeal, to which he was entitled "as a matter of right" under Oklahoma law, is a violation of the Fourteenth Amendment.
439 P.2d 965, reversed and remanded.