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Friday, March 17 • 10:00am - 11:00am
The Movement Origins of Public Defense

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Where does public defense come from? I argue that our roots, more-so than Gideon, are found in the labor, racial justice and socialist movement struggles of the 1930s and the landmark Supreme Court Case, Powell v. Alabama. My presentation examines the history of public defense in the United States, with an eye toward emphasizing the importance of social and political movements, as well as the implications for our role as defenders in the current context.

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Sam Allison-Natale

Executive Director, Kansas Holistic Defenders, Lawrence, KS
Sam Allison-Natale is the Executive Director of Kansas Holistic Defenders, a non-profit defender office representing clients charged with misdemeanors in Douglas County. Before that, Sam was an attorney at the law firm of Bath & Edmonds, and a staff attorney at the Bronx Defenders... Read More →

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