Professor Alberto Bernabe -
The University of Illinois-Chicago School of Law
Tuesday, January 7, 2014
NY Times editorial on programs designed to provide access to counsel to indigent defendants (and one response)
A few days ago, The New York Times published an editorial commenting on the need for states to provide alternatives to meet the needs of indigent defendants. It discusses a model which uses "vouchers" that allow defendants to choose their representation. Professor Stephen Gillers comments on that proposal here.