Please respond to the following:
- Suggest two (2) circumstances under which criminal defendants would be entitled to an attorney. Specify two (2) critical stages of the criminal proceedings at which defendants may exercise their right to counsel. Provide a rationale for your response.
- Suppose someone you know is a suspect in a crime and has been taken into police custody for questioning. Justify the need for an attorney at this point in order to preserve the suspect’s right against self-incrimination, as guaranteed by the Fifth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Provide a rationale for your response.