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Fifty Years of Gideon

The Past, Present, and Future of the Right to Counsel

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The symposium commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the landmark Supreme Court decision granting all indigent defendants the right to counsel, Gideon v. Wainwright. Our renowned panelists will take a look at the history of Gideon, the current state of indigent defense, and future developments for the right to counsel. Please join us as we explore this important and timely topic.

Panels


Opening Remarks

Dean Gail Agrawal, The University of Iowa College of Law

Keynote Address

Professor Jonathan Rapping (Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School)

Panel One: Scope of the Right to Counsel

Moderator: Professor Jonathan Rapping
Professor Erica J. Hashimoto (University of Georgia)
Professor Russell Christopher (University of Tulsa)
Professor Christopher N. Lasch (University of Denver)
Professor Mae C. Quinn (Washington University)

Panel Two: Long-Term Perspectives

Moderator: Samuel P. Langholz, Iowa State Public Defender
Professor Bruce R. Jacob (Stetson University)
Professor Jerold H. Israel (University of Michigan)
Professor Lawrence Herman (Ohio State University)

Panel Three: Pretrial Right to Counsel

Moderator: Professor Emily Hughes, The University of Iowa College of Law
Professor Douglas Colbert (University of Maryland)
Professor Peter A. Joy (Washington University)
Professor Rodney J. Uphoff (University of Missouri)
Professor Lahny R. Silva (Indiana University)
Professor Gregory M. Gilchrist (University of Toledo)

Panel Four: Practical Implications of Gideon

Moderator: Professor James Tomkovicz, The University of Iowa College of Law
Professor Margaret A. Costello (University of Detroit Mercy)
Sara Mayeux (Fellow, Harvard University)
Professor Robin Walker Sterling (University of Denver)
Professor Dru Stevenson (South Texas College of Law)

List of Participants


Dean Gail Agrawal, University of Iowa College of Law
Professor Russell Christopher (University of Tulsa)
Professor Douglas Colbert (University of Maryland)
Professor Margaret A. Costello (University of Detroit Mercy)
Professor Gregory M. Gilchrist (University of Toledo)
Professor Erica J. Hashimoto (University of Georgia)
Professor Lawrence Herman (Ohio State University)
Professor Jerold H. Israel (University of Michigan)
Professor Bruce R. Jacob (Stetson University)
Professor Peter A. Joy (Washington University)
Professor Christopher N. Lasch (University of Denver)
Sara Mayeux (Fellow, Harvard University)
Professor Mae C. Quinn (Washington University)
Professor Jonathan Rapping (Atlanta’s John Marshall Law School)
Professor Lahny R. Silva (Indiana University)
Professor Robin Walker Sterling (University of Denver)
Professor Dru Stevenson (South Texas College of Law)
Professor Rodney J. Uphoff (University of Missouri)

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