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Profile: jennifer.egan

Jenny Egan is a juvenile public defender in Baltimore, MD where she focuses on school-based arrests and ending the school-to-prison pipeline. Prior to serving as a public defender, Jenny was a fellow at the National Women's Law Center and the Advocacy Coordinator for the ACLU's National Security Project. Jenny is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and Smith College. She lives in Baltimore with her wife, her dog, and her sister.

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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.