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Leon Houston decided to change course in his federal case on Monday.
He told U.S. Magistrate C. Clifford Shirley Jr. that he was unhappy with his court-appointed lawyer and wanted to represent himself.
“Is that really what you want to do?” Shirley asked.
“Yes, sir,” Houston responded. “That’s what I want to do.”
Shirley told him such a move is unwise.
“I honorably disagree,” Houston responded.
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