Williams v. Oklahoma City
395 U.S. 458 (1969)

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U.S. Supreme Court

Williams v. Oklahoma City, 395 U.S. 458 (1969)

Williams v. Oklahoma City

No. 841

Argued April 1-2, 1969

Decided June 9, 1969

395 U.S. 458

Syllabus

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.

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