Fair Defense Act at 20: Reflections on the 20th Anniversary of the FDA
The Past: A roundtable conversation about public defense in Texas before passage of the FDA, how the act was passed, and early progress after adoption of the law.
The Present: A series of 5-minute presentations highlighting current issues in public defense including: Urban and Rural Public Defender Offices, Managed Assigned Counsel Systems, Mentoring, Counsel at First Appearance, Immigration Representation, Oversight of Public Defense, Public Defense Funding, Community Engagement
The Future: A panel discussion about the future of public defense defense in Texas.
To register and to see the schedule and a list of speakers, visit http://www.bit.ly/FDAat20