Criminal Defense Scholars Discuss New Book, How Can You Represent Those People?

October 21, 2013 —

WHAT:

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.

WHEN:

Monday, October 28, 2013
5:00 p.m.

WHERE:

Georgetown University Law Center
Faculty Dining Room, Eric E. Hotung International Law Building
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001

PANELISTS:

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

MODERATOR:

Mitt Regan, Professor and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of the Legal Profession, Georgetown Law 

NOTE:

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. 

Media interested in attending should e-mail mediarelations@law.georgetown.edu.