Criminal Defense Scholars Discuss New Book, How Can You Represent Those People?
October 21, 2013 —
Georgetown University Law Center and the Center for the Study of the Legal Profession present a panel discussion of How Can You Represent Those People?, a collection of essays written by criminal defense lawyers in response to the question posed by the title. The collection was co-edited by Georgetown Law Professor Abbe Smith and Monroe Freedman, a professor at Hofstra University’s Maurice A. Deane School of Law.
Monday, October 28, 2013
Georgetown University Law Center
Faculty Dining Room, Eric E. Hotung International Law Building
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001
Abbe Smith, Professor and Director of the Criminal Defense and Advocacy Clinic, Georgetown Law
Monroe Freedman, Professor, Hofstra Law
Vida Johnson, Visiting Associate Professor, Georgetown Law
Angela Davis, Professor, American University Washington College of Law
Paul Butler, Professor, Georgetown Law
Mitt Regan, Professor and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of the Legal Profession, Georgetown Law
All panelists contributed essays to the book. Each of the 15 essays offers a unique perspective on what motivates criminal lawyers to represent the accused and convicted, and why everyone is entitled to legal representation.
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