|Federal Defender Rich Curtner holds up an enlargement of Clarence |
Gideon's handwritten petition to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Gideon v. Wainwright: Celebrating 50 Years of Public Defenders for Criminal Offenses and a Proposal for a "Civil Gideon"
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Panelists included: Richard Curtner, Federal Defender, Federal Defender’s Office; Michael Schwaiger, Assistant Public Defender, Alaska Public Defender Agency; and Nikole Nelson, Executive Director, Alaska Legal Services Corporation.
|Alaska Legal Service Executive Director Nikole Nelson discusses the unmet civil legal needs of people in Alaska.|
The event was free and open to UAA students, faculty, staff, and the public. The UAA Justice Center, the Justice Club, and the Pre-Law Society are the sponsors for National Criminal Justice Month events.