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SCHR: Honoring Gideon's Promise, Rallying Gideon's Army

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04 Oct 2013 09:30 AM 5:30 PM University of Georgia School of Law


2013 marks the 50th Anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright.   In recognition of Gideon, the University of Georgia School  of Law is hosting a daylong conference that will focus on Georgia's public defender system and will include a screening of the film, "Gideon's Army," released by HBO earlier this year and featuring young public defenders in Georgia and Mississippi who were trained through the Gideon's Promise program (formerly, the Southern Public Defender Training Center).

There will be four panel discussions throughout the day.  There is no fee for the conference but advance registration is strongly encouraged.  Registration is available online, here.  CLE credit is available for a fee of $45.00 (6 hours total, including 1 Professionalism, 1 Ethics and 3.0 Trial Practice credits).

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