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The defender : the battle to protect the rights of the accused in Philadelphia / Edward W. Madeira Jr. and Michael D. Schaffer.

Author/Creator:
Madeira, Edward W., Jr., 1928-2020 author.
Publication:
Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 2020.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (x, 241 pages)
Subjects:
Defender Association of Philadelphia -- History.
Public defenders -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
Legal assistance to the poor -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History.
Contents:
"There is need of a defender"
The early years
The road to Gideon
After Gideon
Lawyers needed
Reorganized and relevant
Tony's fellows take charge
Bigger, then better
Racial diversity at the Defender
"Pioneer women"
Appeals
Law reform
Watchdog
Funding the Defender pay parity
Taking stock at a milestone
Greenlee steps up
The Defender takes on homicide
Treatment courts
Keeping them out of jail
Juvenile defenders and child advocates
The Federal Defender
The Defender in the 21st Century
Epilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on October 20, 2020).
Contributor:
Schaffer, Michael D., 1947- author.
ProQuest ebook central
Other format:
Print version: Madeira, Edward W., Jr., 1928- The Defender
ISBN:
9781439918548
1439918546
9781439918524
Publisher Number:
40030154686
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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