The argument that the Court should provide standards for the benefit of attorneys is an argument for a prophylactic approach to constitutional law, an approach that is difficult to defend.
- Preface -- Effective Assistance of Counsel for the Indigent Criminal Defendant: Has the Promise Been Fulfilled
- Divided Loyalties: Musings on Some Ethical Dilemmas for the Institutional Criminal Defense Attorney
- Panel Discussion of Effective Assistance on the Assembly Line
- Personal Failure, Institutional Failure, and the Sixth Amendment
In Depth Reading
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The ultimate catalyst for change, however, should be a statewide public defense commission comprised of attorneys and laypersons who have demonstrated an interest in public defense services, as well as representatives of impoverished and low-income communities throughout New York State.
Only when the general public believes that they themselves may rely on as-signed counsel will they be concerned about the quality and availability of legal assistance.
The grim reception given to Jim Neuhard's idea that the state should assume all defense costs indicates how far even the experts have moved away from the concept that an adequate defense is a critically important part of any real
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This policy of deterrence violates domestic and international law and it should be curtailed. Only by eliminating the detention policy will the human rights of refugees and other aliens be vindicated.
Modern decisions document that defendants are frequently subjected to multiple prosecutions that are neither reviewed by executive authority nor subject to judicial review.
Throughout the development of the public education system in this country, the Supreme Court, Congress, and the American majority have supported the power and right of the public schools to serve a socialization function.
From society's standpoint it is important to preserve not only Native religious property, but also the irreplaceable Native beliefs and practices associated with that property.
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Avoiding both the due process and the cruel and unusual punishment analyses, the Court held that such action violates the fourth amendment prohibition against unreasonable searches and seizures.
To the contrary, much of what the Court has been practicing has been exceedingly democratic.
The following articles present a sampling of the areas in which ADR is currently being used.
Judge Weinstein's creative modifications of the classic lodestar method should be particularly influential and useful in future mass tort litigation.
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I believe that the most effective way to bring about these changes is for lesbians and gay men to come out, to disclose their sexual orientation to close friends, to the people they love, the people with whom they live,
The Symposium and the articles are in part a proposal for mutual responsibility. They have been designed to focus attention upon the complex ways in which the law interacts with politics, society, and radical visions for change. If civil rights