Reentry Internship with Capital Area Private Defender Service
One student will help research local reentry services and create reentry resource materials for low-income people accused of criminal offenses in Travis County who are represented by CAPDS-affiliated private appointed lawyers. Students may also have the opportunity to work on other reentry-related projects and/or help CAPDS write text for proposals to obtain funding to support future reentry work.
Capital Area Private Defender Service (CAPDS)
CAPDS enhances the quality of representation provided to indigent adults accused of criminal offenses in Travis County. CAPDS pursues this goal by establishing meaningful standards for quality criminal defense representation, ensuring appointed counsel exceed those standards, overseeing the work of appointed counsel, and providing educational and mentoring services to support private attorneys appointed to represent indigent clients.