March 2, 2013

Gideon at 50: The Future of Indigent Representation

Justice Michael Cherry (Nev.)

Nevada Supreme Court Chief Justice
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Jeff Adachi

Public Defender of San Francisco
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James Brosnahan

Senior Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP 36
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Elisabeth Semel

Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Death Penalty Clinic
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Sejal Zota

Staff Attorney National Immigration Project of the National Lawyers Guild
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On March 1-2, 2013, ACS held its first Student Convention at Stanford Law School. Using the 50th anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright as a springboard for conversation, student leaders from across the country convened to discuss the legacy of Gideon, the future of work on behalf of low income individuals and the critical role that students can play in delivering on Gideon’s promise of a more just society. Speakers: Jeff Adachi, James Brosnahan, Elisabeth Semel, and Sejal Zota Moderator: Justice Michael Cherry (Nev.)