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Gideon’s Reality: After Four Decades, Where Are We? By Stephen B. Bright Stephen B. Bright is director of the Southern Center for Human Rights in Atlanta, Georgia. He can be reached at email@example.com. This article is adapted and reprinted with permission from the NCDLA’s The Champion magazine. (See Stephen Bright, Turning Celebrated Principles into Reality, THE CHAMPION 6 (Jan./Feb. 2003.) No constitutional right is celebrated so much in the abstract and observed so little in reality as the...