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Phyllis E. Mann

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Planning, Implementing, and Communicating – Bon Temps in Baton Rouge NDLI 2009

Event Date: 
Friday, August 28, 2009 - Saturday, August 29, 2009
Event City & State: 
Baton Rouge, LA
Event Facility
Facility Name: 
Cambria Suites Baton Rouge
Facility Address: 
4964 Constitution Ave.
Facility Phone: 
(225) 925-1004

The Louisiana Public Defender Act of 2007 created the Louisiana Public Defender Board and established a central state office of full-time staff.  By 2009, the members of the Board had been appointed and most central state office staff had been hired.  NDLI has worked with LPDB to prepare a training program addressing the present needs of LPDB: how to prepare a strategic plan; understa

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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 “Louisiana Strategic Planning training 2009.”

AGENDA

View the full Agenda for the program here.

REGISTRATION & LOGISTICS INFORMATION

Attendance at this event is restricted to the Board of Directors and state Staff of the Louisiana Public Defender Board.  Eligible participants receive an invitation letter providing registration and logistical information.  If you have questions about your participation in this event, please contact the NDLI Director.

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Louisiana Public Defender Jean Faria tells the story of her last capital case and more importantly of the final letter she received from her client.  His words to her, received after his execution, are what causes her every day to say "I am not giving up until my last breath."

Author/Organization: National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA)
Publication Date: 11/19/2009

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"Never give up!" is the advice given to those who "daily pick up the banner of fairness and equality, and just plain decency, for the most unfortunate in our society" by U.S. District Judge John Kane, providing the keynote address at NLADA's 2009 Annual Conference.

Author/Organization: National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA)
Publication Date: 11/18/2009

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In advance of a public hearing on the Nevada caseload crisis before the Supreme Court, NLADA's Director of Research, David Carroll, submitted the following document for the Court's consideration. Mr. Carroll serves in an official capacity as advisor to the Supreme Court's Indigent Defense Commission. The letter details the excessive caseload crisis and offers recommendations including defining a uniform definition of a "case" and banning all flat fee contracts.

Author/Organization: David Carroll, NLADA
Publication Date: 10/09/2009

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On March 26, 2009, the U.S.

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Publication Date: 06/04/2009

In March 2009, the US House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security held hearings to investigate the failure of a state to uphold the right to counsel for those accused of a crime, a right promised by the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. This is Regina Daniels Thomas's testimony from that hearing.

Author/Organization: Legal Aid & Defender Association, Inc., of Detroit
Publication Date: 03/26/2009

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Report of the Special Master, Tyrone Gillespie. In the Matter of the Recorder's Court Bar Association, the Criminal Defense Attorneys of Michigan, the Michigan Trial Lawyers Association, Women Lawyers Association of Michigan, and the Suburban Bar Association (petitioners) v. Wayne County Circuit Court and Recorder's Court (respondents), and Wayne County (intervening respondent). April 3, 1991.

Author/Organization: Honorable Tyrone Gillespie, Special Master
Publication Date: 04/03/1991

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In March 2009, the US House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security held hearings to investigate the failure of a state to uphold the right to counsel for those accused of a crime, a right promised by the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. This is Erik Luna's testimony from that hearing.

Author/Organization: Erik Luna
Publication Date: 03/26/2009

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In March 2009, the US House Judiciary Committee's Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security held hearings to investigate the failure of a state to uphold the right to counsel for those accused of a crime, a right promised by the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. This is Edward H. Pappas's testimony from that hearing.

Author/Organization: State Bar of Michigan
Publication Date: 03/26/2009

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