What to Expect When You Are Arrested: A Guide to Navigating for Unhoused Defendants
Brittany Chiechi, Ivona Ogramic & Colleen Rowe, Seattle University Homeless Rights Advocacy Project, What to Expect when You Are Arrested: a Guide to Navigating Court for Unhoused Defendants (Sara Rankin Ed., 2018)
42 Pages Posted: 4 May 2018
Date Written: May 3, 2018
Public defenders often are overworked and have little time to spend with clients; many defendants do not even receive one. But even represented unhoused defendants can help themselves with HRAP’s first-of-its-kind guide to navigating court, which introduces common legal terms and timelines, and provides strategies for those experiencing homelessness to advocate for themselves.
Keywords: homelessness, public defenders, criminal law, criminal procedure, courtroom, pro se, harm mitigation, diversion, collateral consequences
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