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WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California is introducing legislation, including a $250 million grant program, to ease the burden on public defenders around the country. Read Full Article …

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Sen. Kamala Harris is set to introduce her new legislation plan to help aid publicly funded defense attorneys. The California Democrat and 2020 presidential candidate, who spent the entirety of her own legal career as a district attorney in San …

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“As a profession we’ve fallen short on providing equal justice in America, but a small group of us are inching justice forward—and it’s the people here in this room,” said Gideon’s Promise founder Jon Rapping at the Atlanta Bar Association’s …

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Gideon’s Promise, the national public defender advocacy organization, will move its summer training program from the University of Mississippi to Morehouse College in Atlanta, starting July 27, the group announced Wednesday. Read Full Article  …

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At five years old, I was introduced to the criminal justice system when my father was sent to prison. Until that moment, he had been my world. He was tall, black, strong, and caring—my protector. For the next 10 years, …

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The New York Times

In this short documentary, “True Believers in Justice,” the filmmaker Dawn Porter follows Travis Williams, a young public defender in the Deep South, who struggles with long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads to bring justice to all. Watch Video …

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When I left off last week telling you about Jonathan Rapping’s efforts to reform our court system, his wife, Ilham Askia, had just left her job as a first-grade teacher in the Fulton County Public School system to join him …

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Back in September, Sean Ramsey stood at the intersection of Central Avenue and Memorial Drive just outside Atlanta Municipal Court holding a sign that read “homeless please help.” For all practical purposes, the 48-year-old may as well have been standing …

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