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Stories about the 3rd oldest public defense system in the U.S., located in Memphis, Tennessee.
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Shelby County's 'Street Court' Brings Legal Relief to Record Number

Shelby County's 'Street Court' Brings Legal Relief to Record Number | Law Offices of the Shelby County Public Defender | Scoop.it
FEBRUARY 15, 2013 - DOWNTOWN MEMPHIS PHC volunteer Kristi Poindexter and homeless client, Orenzia Self "I figured it's Valentine's Day, a day to share your love with other people. So I thought, 'Wh...
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Memphis Bar Association Highlights 50th Anniversary of Gideon, Public Defense in Shelby County

Memphis Bar Association Highlights 50th Anniversary of Gideon, Public Defense in Shelby County | Law Offices of the Shelby County Public Defender | Scoop.it
Next week will mark the 50th anniversary of the landmark decision that established the right to counsel for all Americans facing incarceration, regardless of their ability to pay. In 1963, Memphian...
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Geoff Calkins: Southwest Community College player wins in and on court

Geoff Calkins: Southwest Community College player wins in and on court | Law Offices of the Shelby County Public Defender | Scoop.it
So this story is preposterous. You should feel free to roll your eyes. Or weep. Or applaud. Or maybe a little of all three.
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Law Students Focus on Civil Rights, Add 'Street Court' to Alternative Spring Break

Law Students Focus on Civil Rights, Add 'Street Court' to Alternative Spring Break | Law Offices of the Shelby County Public Defender | Scoop.it
The University of Memphis Public Action Law Society (PALS), a community-focused, student-led organization, has added Street Court to its popular Alternative Spring Break.  This will mark the first ...
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