Featuring Orleans Public Defenders and NAPD General Counsel, Anderson Cooper discusses excessive workloads, pervasive injustice, and defenders' resistance to the "conveyer belt" of mass incarceration.
Valparaiso Executive Leadership Institute participant Kira Fonteneau, hard at work. Photo (c) Lorinda Youngcourt, King County Dept. of Public Defense
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi leads a protest in response to police killings in the Bay area. Photo (c) Jeff Adachi
Melody Dernocoeur, a member of the Shelby County Public Defender's Office, describes being a public defender. Graphic (c) Celia Givens
Public defenders call attention to excessive caseloads as they organize for increased funding in Baton Rouge, LA. Photo (c) Travis Spalding/The Advocate
Paralegal Roz Porter assists a client during the Hamilton County (OH) Public Defender's twice-a-month Fresh Start Expungement Clinic.
Public Defender Mark Plaisance argues Montgomery v. Louisiana before the United States Supreme Court. Image (c) Art Lien/www.courtartist.com
Another class of public defense leaders around the country attend NAPD's annual Leadership Institute. Photo (c) Melanie Foote, Kentucky Department of Public Advcoacy
November 1, 2017: NAPD sells out and closes registration for its 2017 Workloads Conference, to be held at SLU Law School (St. Louis, MO) on November 17-18, 2017. Institute lectures will be available to members after the Coference.
Click HERE for a brochure with details and faculty!