Monday, January 04, 2010
'Indigent Defense Summit' coming in February
Those interested should plan on attending an interesting looking "Indigent Defense Summit" at the Texas capitol in Austin on Feb. 24. Here's the agenda (pdf), and here's the registration information (pdf).
The event is being organized jointly by the Texas Fair Defense Project, the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition, the Texas Task Force on Indigent Defense, and the Travis County Mental Health Public Defender's Office. Co-sponsors include Sen. Rodney Ellis' office, the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, the TX Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers, and the Constitution Project.