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People v. McBride

Friday, April 24, 2009  
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Court: Supreme Court of Michigan

Topic: Parent’s right to counsel in termination of parental rights hearings


The trial court erred in denying a father counsel during his termination of parental rights hearings because both state and federal law recognize the constitutional right to have counsel in these types of hearings. Additionally applying the harmless error standard to these types of cases is inappropriate because this a huge violation of an individual’s constitutional rights.

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