No. 73-5280.

417 U.S. 40 (1974)

94 S.Ct. 2116

40 L.Ed.2d 642


Supreme Court of United States.

Decided May 20, 1974.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

J. Marvin Kuhn argued the cause and filed a brief for petitioner.

W. Michael Gillette, Solicitor General of Oregon, argued the cause for respondent. With him on the brief was Lee Johnson, Attorney General.*

MR. JUSTICE STEWART delivered the opinion of the Court.

In this case we are called upon to determine whether Oregon may constitutionally require a person convicted of a criminal offense to repay to the State the costs of providing him with effective representation of counsel, when he is indigent at the time of the criminal proceedings but subsequently acquires the means to bear the costs of his legal defense.

The petitioner Fuller pleaded guilty, on July 20...

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