American Bar Association Section of Litigation is about to present a live streaming webcast, "The 50th Anniversary of Gideon v. Wainwright." Here's the info:
A program commemorating the 50th anniversary of the landmark decision, Gideon v. Wainwright will be live streamed on January 18, 2013. This decision recognized a constitutional right to the appointment of counsel for indigent criminal defendants charged with felonies. Mr. Gideon was in prison when he submitted his handwritten petition to the U.S. Supreme Court requesting counsel.
-- Professor Bruce Jacob, Dean Emeritus and Professor of Law at Stetson University College of Law
-- Anthony Graves, Motivational Speaker and Legal Consultant
-- Carlos J. Martinez, Miami-Dade Public Defender
Moderating will be JoAnne A. Epps, Dean of Temple Beasley School of Law.
Experience this event on your mobile device by downloading the UStream App. Follow the directions below to download the app to your iPad, iPhone, Kindle Fire and other Android devices. Upon downloading the app, simply search the name of the event.
Don’t just watch. Participate! During this event, online participants are encouraged to submit any questions they may have. Some questions will be addressed during the event while others will be provided to the panelist during a 10-15 minute Q&A period at the end of the event. We will attempt to address as many questions as possible during the allotted time period.