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Public Defender Independence

Tuesday, January 10, 2023, 1:00 PM until 2:00 PM
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Panel Discussion
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The ABA presents this discussion of issues that threaten the ability to manage public defender offices when funding and employment is controlled by officials who have competing and even conflicting interests with public defense.<br /><br />Speakers:<br />- Robert C. Boruchowitz – Professor from Practice and Director of the Defender Initiative, Seattle University School of Law<br />- Alex Bunin – Chief Public Defender, Harris County Public Defender’s Office<br />- Derwyn Bunton – Chief Legal Officer, Southern Poverty Law Center<br />- Charlie Gerstein – Partner, Gerstein Harrow LLP<br />- Keisha Hudson – Chief Defender, Defender Association of Philadelphia<br /><br />Live transcription will be available.<br /><br />PLEASE NOTE: THIS PROGRAM IS NOT FOR CLE CREDIT.