The American Judges Association's annual conference will be from September 25th-30th in Toronto, ON, Canada.
The September 28th session: Judge’s Role in Ensuring Constitutional Right to Counsel
This will be a discussion on the role judiciary plays in meaningfully and effectively carrying out the constitutional right to counsel. The panelists will provide an overview on the state of right to counsel in Canada and United States and delve into progresses made in states with respect to right to counsel over the recent years, including a discussion about the newly launched U.S. Department of Justice’s National Campaign on the Right to Counsel (R2C).
· Norman L. Reimer, National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
· Judge Betty T. Moore, Shelby County, Tennessee
· Justice James Stribopoulos, Ontario Court of Justice
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