What happens if you fire all your lawyers, one by one by one?

When three of defendant’s four appointed attorneys withdrew following threats by defendant, trial court did not err by declining to appoint a fifth attorney.

Would it have been better had the court had advise defendant of the risks of self-representation? Maybe. But the Court of Appeals found the trial judge’s warning that defendant’s misconduct toward his attorneys would have unspecified “consequences” was “adequate”

State v. Garrett 299 Or App 744 ( 2019)

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