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Justice Talks: How Can You Ensure Gideon's Promise is Fulfilled?
Start Date: 4/17/2013Start Time: 4:00 PM
End Date: 4/17/2013End Time: 6:00 PM
Event Description:
THE NEED: The greatest Civil and human rights abuses of our time continue in the American criminal justice system. Without the meaningful right to counsel, all other rights are left unrealized and the promise of equal justice is left unfulfilled.

THE SOLUTION: This community of zealous law students committed to public interest work will represent this generation's Civil Rights Movement! REGISTER NOW

WHEN: April 17, 2013 from 4:00pm-6:00pm

WHERE: Room 302

WHAT: A panel discussion providing insight on topics such as the indigent defense crisis in the South, the importance of the Gideon V. Wainwright ruling, overcoming barriers as a public defender, and most importantly answering the question of how law students or recent graduates can become well equipped as change agenst to ensure the promise.


*IIham Askia - Executive Director of Gideon's Promise
*David Patton - Executive Director & Attorney in Chief at the Federal Defenders of New York
*Chris Flood - Attorney at the Federal Defenders of New York
*Chanta Parker - Attorney at the Neighborhood Defender Service of Harlem
*Felipe Alexandre - Director of the Criminal Defense Immigration Project at the New York Defenders Association

Co-sponsored by Gideon's Promise, Fordham Law School, Touro Law School
Location Information:
Lincoln Center Campus - 140 West 62nd St
140 West 62nd St
New York, NY 10023
New York
Room: 302
Contact Information:
Name: Jewel Thompson
Public Interest Resource Center

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