Taking Public Defense to the Streets
Publication Date: January 2004
Publisher(s): Brennan Center for Justice
Author(s): Kirsten D. Levingston
Keywords: Criminal Justice; Community Oriented Defender Network; Sentencing Reform
Taking Public Defense to the Streets challenges those who defend indigent clients in criminal cases to embrace a more community-oriented approach to their work. It explains why defenders can and should begin to identify common ground on issues of fairness and justice with the communities from which their clients come and to which they will return.