You had counsel you really should be talking with your attorney about this. . Your 6th amendment right has been satisfied unless the counsel was ineffective. You were arraigned and you were asked plea to every charge. I suppose you pleaded not guilty. There normally is a prosecutor there
If you enter a guilty plea the court will ask you if you understand your rights and the consequences of a guilty plea. Something here just does nit add up.
This is for general information only. Nothing in this information should be construed as creating an attorney-client relationship nor shall any of this information be construed as providing legal advice. Laws change over time and differ from state to state. These answers are based on California Law.Applicability of the legal principles discussed may differ substantially in individual situations. You should not act upon the information presented herein without consulting an attorney about your particular situation. No attorney-client relationship is established.
Your public defender is your attorney. That person's decision as to when to advise you of your rights is left to his or her discretion as to when it is best and when it is needed. I do not see any civil rights issue with your case right now. Good luck.
If the PD has claimed a doubt about you that means the PD suspects you may not be competent to stand trial. Your competence will be tested by one or two psychiatrists after which a determination of competence will be made. If you are incompetent you may be committed to a state hospital for a while.