Sara Mayeux is the Sharswood Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
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Monday, May 09, 2016
'Gideon v. Wainwright' in the Age of a Public Defense Crisis
Until recently, Vermilion Parish, Louisiana—a Cajun enclave on the Gulf of Mexico—had ten public defenders to represent poor people facing criminal charges. Now, after a round of layoffs , Natasha George is the only one. As the New York Times recently reported , George has little choice but to...