52 min

EP 01 - The Critical Role of Public Defenders in Transforming Justice Gideon's Promise: The Podcast

    • Society & Culture

ON THIS EPISODE:

This inaugural episode of Gideon’s Promise explores the critical role public defenders play in the criminal justice system as they address a wide range of issues facing marginalized communities. Host Jonathan Rapping speaks with three experts - Raj Jayadev, Co-Founder, Silicon Valley De-Bug; Josie Duffy Rice, President, The Appeal; and Scott Hechinger, Senior Advisor, The Justice Collaborative &  Director, Zealous - about public defenders critical roles in the ongoing struggle for justice beyond courtrooms, how they can help reframe the media’s perception of public defenders and how their role is further highlighted in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

ON THIS EPISODE:

This inaugural episode of Gideon’s Promise explores the critical role public defenders play in the criminal justice system as they address a wide range of issues facing marginalized communities. Host Jonathan Rapping speaks with three experts - Raj Jayadev, Co-Founder, Silicon Valley De-Bug; Josie Duffy Rice, President, The Appeal; and Scott Hechinger, Senior Advisor, The Justice Collaborative &  Director, Zealous - about public defenders critical roles in the ongoing struggle for justice beyond courtrooms, how they can help reframe the media’s perception of public defenders and how their role is further highlighted in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

52 min

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