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Gideon at 50: What the Right to Counsel Means Today

Thursday, March 28, 2013
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm  |  School of Law, Appellate Courtroom 283

Please join us for dinner and a screening of the newly-released 30-minute documentary “Defending Gideon” narrated by Martin Sheen and produced by the Constitution Project, followed by a panel discussion.


Tara Allen, Assistant Federal Defender, District of RI

Gerald J. Coyne, Deputy Attorney General, RIAG

Debra Krupp, Training Coordinator, Committee for Public Counsel Services, MA    

Magistrate Charles J. Levesque – Family Court, former RI State Senator

The Honorable John J. McConnell – U.S. District Court, RI

Mary McElroy – The Public Defender, RI

Moderators:  Dean Andy Horwitz & Professor Priya Lakhi, Acting Director, Criminal Defense Clinic

Sponsored by:  The Alliance, the American Civil Liberties Union – RWU Law Student Chapter, The Association for Public Interest Law, the Criminal Law Society, and the Multicultural Law Students Association


Questions?  Call Amy Lanoie, 254-4650.