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. 

Appeals Court Allows ACLU Lawsuit Seeking to Fix Public Defense System to Proceed

The Michigan Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that a class action lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union seeking to fix Michigan's system for providing lawyers to poor people in criminal cases may proceed. This is the second time the state has unsuccessfully attempted to dismiss the case based on technical grounds. Read More

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