Materials for The Defender Initiative 9th Annual Conference on Public Defense


Session 1 - National and Local Developments: Misdemeanors, Compliance with Standards, Systemic Litigation

Session 2 - Nothing is Mandatory

Session 3 - How to use the Gregory Decision and Dr. Katherine Beckett's Racial Disparity Report in Non-capital Cases

Session 4 - Helping Clients Get to Court: Using Text Message Reminders

Session 5 - A New Wave in Prosecution

  • Handouts not provided for this session

Session 6 - How Defenders Can Address Civil Consequences for their Clients

Session 7 - Responding to Bail Jumping Charges

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