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Friday, March 17 • 10:00am - 11:00am
If You Cannot Afford a Lawyer None Will be Appointed to You: New Research on Sixth Amendment Deserts

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We will present the findings of our research on why some places don’t provide appointed counsel in court, and how to fix it.

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Andrew Davies

Director of Research, Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center
Dr. Andrew Davies was drawn to research by his hatred of capital punishment, and the need to understand why people sometimes did terrible things. A brief but formative internship in a public defender office working with people on trial for their lives in Southern Georgia led to a... Read More →
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Victoria Smiegocki

Research Associate, Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center
Throughout her graduate career, Victoria served as a research assistant for various professors and as a teaching assistant to a PhD-level quantitative research methods course. Victoria also worked in the Defender Services Office’s Program Operations Division as a budget analyst... Read More →
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Shelby Peck

Research Project Coordinator, Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center
Shelby Peck joined the Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center in September of 2022 as a Research Project Coordinator focused on collecting and analyzing data on non-representation in counties throughout Texas. Shelby is a 2021 graduate of SMU with her B.A. in Public Policy and Political... Read More →

Friday March 17, 2023 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
Room E