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Mary Fox has served as the District Defender for the St. Louis City Trial Office for the Missouri State Public Defender System since 2007. The office handles juvenile cases in the City of St. Louis as well as surrounding jurisdictions. Mary serves on committees in the juvenile court for the Juvenile Detention Alternatives Initiative and Deep End Project. Mary has represented children in delinquency cases and transfer cases for MSPD. Mary has also represented children and parents in abuse and neglect cases and termination of parental rights cases prior to joining the public defender.

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July 1, 2017: NAPD announces Save the Date for 2017 Workloads Institute, to be held at SLU Law School (St. Louis, MO) on November 17-18, 2017. Click HERE for a brochure with details and faculty!
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April 16, 2017: 60 Minutes' Anderson Cooper features the Orleans Public Defenders and NAPD General Counsel in a substantive segment about public defenders' excessive workloads, pervasive injustice, and the obligation of defenders to resist the "conveyer belt" of mass-incarceration. You can watch the compelling segment HERE 

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On March 18, 2017 - the 54th anniversary of the Gideon v. Wainright decision - NAPD published its Foundational Principles, which are recommended to NAPD members and other persons and organizations interested in advancing the cause of equal justice for accused persons.