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Equal justice for the accused

Special Committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the National Legal Aid and Defender Association to Study Defender Systems.

Equal justice for the accused

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Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Defense (Criminal procedure) -- United States.,
  • Legal aid -- United States.,
  • Public defenders -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby a special committee of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York and the National Legal Aid and Defender Association.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsKF9646.Z9 S6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination144 p.
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17334901M

    The Justice Report is a journal dedicated to the advancement of civil rights by providing context and understanding for issues most prominently affecting our justice system today. This curated collection is an online database focused on poverty, historical civil rights benchmarks, staff and contributor insights, and the inner workings of our.   The Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) provides legal representation to people who have been illegally convicted, unfairly sentenced, or abused in state jails and prisons. EJI is opening a national museum to honor the victims of lynching and explore African American history from enslavement to .


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