Karen Houppert’s Chasing Gideon: The Elusive Quest For Poor People’s Justice

Lady Justice, Chasing GideonApril 1, 2013 – Segment 3

Author Karen Houppert talks about her latest book, Chasing Gideon: The Elusive Quest for Poor People’s Justice.  Houppert argues that indigent defendants who rely on public defenders are suffering today despite the intention of the Gideon v. Wainwright decision that guaranteed a criminal defendant’s right to an attorney.

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