Materials for The Defender Initiative 10th Annual Conference on Public Defense


Session 1   The Year in Review -- Gains, Systemic Challenges, National Developments

Session 2   Building to a Better Practice

Session 3   Addressing Racial Disparity in Bail and Pre-trial Release Arguments

Session - Lunch   Making a Difference in Washington and Beyond
Professor Robert Chang, Executive Director, Korematsu Center, Seattle University School of Law

Session 4   Panel for Building on Gregory: Creating More Effective Jury Selection

Session 5   Interviewing and Maintaining Communication with Client

Session 6   Clients' Histories and Goals and their Role in Negotiation, Sentencing and Trial

Session 7   Strategies for "Taking On" Systemic Problems: Drawing from Examples of Successful Defender Efforts for Change

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