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Monday, June 16 • 1:00pm - 1:45pm
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Objectives: In this session we will consider the Gideon Court’s image of the public defender as the engine necessary to ensure equal justice, and how that image has changed along with our notion of what justice means.  We will examine the role of the public defender in defining our views of justice and what we, as a defender-driven movement, must do to reclaim our hero image and restore equal justice.

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Ed Monahan

Public Advocate, Department of Public Advocacy
Edward C. Monahan began as a public defender in 1976. He was appointed Kentucky Public Advocate by the Governor September 1, 2008 to a four year term and reappointed to a second four year term September 2012. He led the development of the nationally recognized legal education program. Ed is a charter board member of the Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers and is past president of KACDL, past chair of the Kentucky Bar... Read More →
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Jon Rapping

President and Founder, Gideon's Promise
Jonathan Rapping is the President and Founder of Gideon’s Promise. Jon is the Director of the Honors Program in Criminal Justice at Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School, where he also teaches criminal law and criminal procedure. He is also a Lecturer on Law at Harvard Law School where he helps to run its prestigious Trial Advocacy Workshop. He is the former Training Director of the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia... Read More →

Monday June 16, 2014 1:00pm - 1:45pm

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