Best quote ever! On the right to self-representation!
“If there is any truth to the old proverb that ’(o)ne who is his own lawyer has a fool for a client,’ the Court by its opinion today now bestows a constitutional right on one to make a fool of himself.”
Faretta v. California, 422 U.S. 806, 852, 95 S. Ct. 2525, 2549, 45 L. Ed. 2d 562, 592 (1975) (Blackmun, J., dissenting)