Public Defenders – ‘True Believers in Justice’ – NYTimes.com

OTHERWISE: ‘True Believers in Justice’ – NYTimes.com.

Fifty years after Gideon v. Wainwright promised effective defense to al charged with crime, filmmaker Dawn Porter follows Travis Williams,  a Georgia public defender, as he struggles with inadequate resources, to defend his indigent clients.  5,000 PD’s defend 5,000,000 indigent people charged with crime every year.  He gets help from  Gideon’s Promise which trains public defenders – the most important civil rights workers in our legal system which incarcerates more people for longer than any other country in the world. Click HERE for video– gwc

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