Symposium: Broke and Broken: Can We Fix Our State Indigent Defense System?

Foreword

Rodney Uphoff

 

The 2010 Earl F. Nelson Lecture

 

Legal Representation for the Poor: Can Society Afford This Much Injustice?

Stephen B. Bright

 

Boots on the Ground: The Ethical and Professional Battles of Public Defenders

 

Ethical Obligations of Indigent Defense Attorneys to Their Clients

Phyllis E. Mann

 

State Constitutional Challenges to Indigent Defense Systems

Stephen F. Hanlon

 

Ensuring the Ethical Representation of Clients in the Face of Excessive Caseloads

Peter A. Joy

 

Commentary

Norman Lefstein

 

Anatomy of a Public Defender System

 

Public Defender Elections and Popular Control over Criminal Justice

Ronald F. Wright

 

Raising the Bar: Standards-Based Training, Supervision, and Evaluation

Adele Bernhard

 

Missouri’s Public Defender Crisis: Shouldering the Burden Alone

Sean D. O’Brien

 

Patching the System: The Next Steps in Reform

 

Litigating the Ghost of Gideon in Florida: Separation of Powers as a Tool to Achieve Indigent Defense Reform

Wayne A. Logan

 

Epiphenomenal Indigent Defense

Darryl K. Brown

 

Protecting the Innocent: Part of the Solution for Inadequate Funding for Defenders, Not a Panacea for Targeting Justice

Robert P. Mosteller

Notes

Silencing the Rebel Yell: The Eighth Circuit Upholds a Public School’s Ban on Confederate Flags

Lucinda Housley Luetkemeyer

 

The Role of Invidious Discrimination in Free Exercise Claims: Putting Iqbal in its Place

Leila McNeill

 

Beyond Equality and Adequacy: Equal Protection, Tax Assessments, and the Missouri Public School Funding Dilemma

Ronald K. Rowe II

 

Counselor, Stop Everything! Missouri’s Venue Statutes Receive an Expansive Interpretation

Darin P. Shreves

 

Resurrection of a Dead Remedy: Bringing Common Law Negligence Back into Employment Law

Amanda Yoder