January 28, 2021

2013 Summit Materials

Eighth Annual Summit on Indigent Defense Improvement
Gideon at Fifty: The Way Forward
Presented by
American Bar Association; Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants
Dallas, Texas

Gideon at Fifty: The Way Forward


Saturday, February 9, 2013
8:15 – 9:15 a.m. Annual Review of National Developments in Indigent Defense
John Gross, David Carroll and Ed Burnette

GAO report: DOJ Could Increase Awareness of Eligible Funding and Better Determine the Extent to Which Funds Help Support This Purpose - GAO-12-569, May 9, 2012

DOJ report on Investigation of Shelby County Juvenile Court

DOJ agreement with Memphis and Shelby County

News From Around the Nation National Indigent Defense Reform: The Solution is Multifaceted
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. What is Unethical About People Pleading Guilty Without Lawyers, and What To Do About It
Adele Bernhard, moderator; Bob Boruchowitz, Doug Colbert, and Mary Muramatsu

National Indigent Defense Reform: The Solution is Multifaceted

Links to Law Review Articles:
Minor Crimes, Massive Waste

Spokane Diversion Program - "Third Degree Strategy"
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Dallas Justice 2013 -- Forward
Jim Bethke, moderator; Senator Royce West, Judge Barbara Hervey, Lynn Richardson, Julie Doucet and Russell Wilson

TIDC Helping Counties January 2013

Setting the Record Straight on Prosecutorial Misconduct
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Lunch Remarks; ABA President, Laurel Bellows invited
12:30 –1:30 p.m. Right to Counsel and the Cost of Injustice
Stephen Bright

Defiance of Gideon

Second Class Justice
1:30 – 2:30 p.m. The Role of State Bar in Improving Indigent Defense.
President of the State Bar of Texas, Buck Files

State Bar of Texas 50 Years after Gideon
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 – 4:45 p.m. Developing Data for Your Defender Program
Steve Hanlon, Cat Kelly, Tom Maher, Jessica Tyler

FY11 Reclassification Impact Study

Planning, Collecting and Analyzing Data in Setting

Links – RAND Study, Missouri Case briefs and oral argument

State ex rel. Missouri Public Defender Commission v. Waters, No. SC91135

Time Log

Determining Costs and Staffing Needs – Excerpt From Securing Reasonable Caseloads

Time Log Category Tasks

Caseload Time Survey Summary Report

Missouri Rule 18 CSR 10-4

Affidavit of Peter Sterling

Caseload Protocol

Developing Useable Data in Indigent Defense

The Quest for Caseload Relief
4:45 – 5:00 p.m. Wrap Up – Q&A

Additional Resources:
Executive Summary/Supplement – Securing Reasonable Caseloads

Eight Guidelines of Public Defense Related to Excessive Workloads

Ten Principles of a Public Defense Delivery System

Padilla v. Kentucky 130 S. Ct. 1473 (2010)