California

Gideon Alert: California counties exhibit wide disparity of services

BY David Carroll on Saturday, April 24, 2010 at 12:06 PM

Justice should not be dependent on which side of a county line one’s crime is alleged to be committed.

Gideon Alert: Yolo County, California budget woes threaten criminal justice system

BY David Carroll on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 11:32 AM

Any discussion of state obligation to fund and administer indigent defense would be remiss without a discussion of California.  California requires counties to fund all trial-level and most appellate indigent defense services.  However, unlike a state like Michigan, per capita spending for indigent defense services by California counties is significant.

Fern Laethem

Speaker's Last Name: 
Laethem
Title: 
Executive Director
Organization: 
Sacramento County Conflict Criminal Defenders
Address
Street: 
901 H St, Ste 409
City: 
Sacramento
State: 
CA
Zip Code: 
95814
Phone: 
(916) 874-6898
Email: 
laethemf@saccounty.net
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Fern Laethem graduated from University of the Pacific's , McGeorge School of Law in 1976. She began her legal career as a Deputy District Attorney in Sacramento, California and was later appointed as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for the Eastern District of California.

Paulino Durán

Speaker's Last Name: 
Durán
Title: 
Chief Public Defender
Organization: 
Sacramento County Public Defender’s Office
Address
Street: 
700 H St, Ste 270
City: 
Sacramento
State: 
CA
Zip Code: 
95814-1289
Phone: 
(916) 874-8890
Email: 
duranp@saccounty.net
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Paulino Duran has served as the Public Defender for Sacramento County, California, since his appointment in May 1993.  Previously, he was the Assistant Chief Public Defender for Marin County.   Paulino is a recent past president of the California Public Defender’s Association, and serves on that association’s Management, Legislative and Media Committees.

Nuts & Bolts of Leadership & Management NDLI 2002

Event Date: 
Thursday, May 16, 2002 - Saturday, May 18, 2002
Event City & State: 
Santa Rosa, California
Event Facility
Facility Name: 
Hilton Sonoma County Hotel

New defender leaders will get the most from this program that focuses on the managerial aspects of operating any public defense system.  Topics include: transforming the theory of defense for managers; dealing with managerial challenges; effective communication and productive meetings; coaching and evaluating for improved performance; and managing risk.  Through individualized coachin

Event Details: 

Materials & Presentations

Materials and presentations for this program are available only to the participants.  Participants may access them by joining the discussion Group for this event.  Just click on Join the Group for this Event in the box to the right, and select the Group name "Nuts & Bolts of Leadership & Management NDLI 2002"

Agenda

View the full Agenda for the program here.

Advance Preparation

Participants in this program are asked to prepare and submit in advance a Management Challenge.  Instructions are available here.

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Kate Harrison

Speaker's Last Name: 
Harrison
Organization: 
Kate Harrison Consulting
Phone: 
(510) 593-9591
Fax: 
(510) 549-9089
Email: 
kate@kateharrisonconsulting.com
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Kate Harrison is the owner and principal of Kate Harrison Consulting, providing management consulting services to trial courts, local government agencies and non-profit organizations in the United States and abroad.  Services include interagency program evaluation through focus groups, interviews, best practice research and statistical analysis; performance management and measurement; stra