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The Public Defenders' Funding Crisis & the Need for Reform

Date: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Duration: 1 Hour

The Public Defenders' Funding Crisis & the Need for Reform

This FREE continuing legal education course will discuss our 
state's public defenders' funding crisis, last year's criminal justice reform, and recent developments, such as lawsuits filed by inmates who contend their constitutional
 rights to counsel have been denied because of an insufficient public defense system. Lunch will be provided, and attendees will earn 1 hour of CLE credit.

Speakers include: 

The Hon. Walt Leger, III, La. State Representative, District 91

Derwyn Bunton, Chief District Defender, Orleans Public Defenders

Jamila Johnson, Senior Supervising Attorney for Criminal Justice Reform in Louisiana, Southern Poverty Law Center

Attendance is free! Space, however, is limited so you must RSVP to attend.

Jones Walker LLP
201 St Charles Ave., 51st Floor
Walker Room
New Orleans  February 20, 2018 
12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Send an email to Stepanie Beaugh click here

 

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