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Friday, March 17 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Data-Informed Strategies to Address the Rural Defender Shortage

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It is increasingly urgent to increase the number of rural public defense providers. The presenters will highlight successful legal and medical models for rural recruitment and offer strategies for increasing the diversity of rural defense practitioners. They will also demonstrate how ArcGIS mapping can pinpoint innovative solutions to the rural lawyer shortage.

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Pamela Metzger

Director and Professor of Law, Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center
Pamela Metzger is the Director of the Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center at SMU Dedman School of Law. She is a nationally recognized expert on the Sixth Amendment right to counsel, public defense, and criminal legal ethics and her research focuses on combining theory and practice... Read More →
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Kenitra Brown

Staff Attorney, Deason Center
Kenitra Brown joined the Deason Criminal Justice Reform Center in April 2019 as Practitioner-in-Residence and Engagement Coordinator. A life-long Dallas resident, Kenitra received her J.D. from the SMU Dedman School of Law. Before attending law school, Kenitra received her B.A. from... Read More →

Friday March 17, 2023 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Room E