Seeing Those We’ve Rendered Invisible – A Clarion Call for Criminal Justice
13 Pages Posted: 20 Oct 2020 Last revised: 20 Jul 2021
Date Written: September 22, 2020
Jonathan Rapping, Gideon's Promise: A Public Defender Movement to Transform Criminal Justice (Beacon Press 2020)
In this brief review, we situate Rapping’s work among those demanding criminal justice reform, praise an unrelated bonus, and propose a friendly amendment to nudge his vision over the finish line of justice. It will not be enough to provide newly enabled and supported public defenders to those our systems consider indigent. We ought to provide them to us all.
Keywords: criminal law, public defense, public defender, justice,
JEL Classification: K14
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