42 min

EP 04 - Public Defenders in the Trenches Gideon's Promise: The Podcast

    • Society & Culture

This episode of Gideon’s Promise: The Podcast explores the challenges our public defenders are facing during this devastating pandemic and their responses to the protests erupting throughout the country against racial injustice. Co-hosts Jonathan Rapping and Ilham Askia, speak with two Gideon’s Promise alumni — Brandon Ball, Assistant Public Defender – Felony Trial Division, Harris County Public Defender’s Office in Houston, Texas and Georgia Sims, Assistant Deputy Public Defender & Training Director, Metropolitan Public Defender’s Office in Nashville, Tennessee. They will speak about why they stay in the fight to reform public defense, the challenges they face in this historic time, and what being a public defender means!

This episode of Gideon’s Promise: The Podcast explores the challenges our public defenders are facing during this devastating pandemic and their responses to the protests erupting throughout the country against racial injustice. Co-hosts Jonathan Rapping and Ilham Askia, speak with two Gideon’s Promise alumni — Brandon Ball, Assistant Public Defender – Felony Trial Division, Harris County Public Defender’s Office in Houston, Texas and Georgia Sims, Assistant Deputy Public Defender & Training Director, Metropolitan Public Defender’s Office in Nashville, Tennessee. They will speak about why they stay in the fight to reform public defense, the challenges they face in this historic time, and what being a public defender means!

42 min

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