Gideon’s Army

Everyone deserves the best defense. They fight for it.

Three young, idealistic public defenders in the Deep South struggle against long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads to ensure justice is served for the people society would rather forget. 

Gov. Brown picks Stanislaus public defender as county judge

Modesto, CA - A veteran public defender from Hughson has been appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to become the next Stanislaus County Superior Court judge. While it is not rare for attorneys from the public defender's office to be appointed to Superior Court, they are more frequently picked out of the district attorney's office. Read More

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