Recommendation for Reforming Our Immigration Detention Recommendation for Reforming Our Immigration Detention
System and Promoting Access to Counsel in Immigration
Proceedings examines expedited removal, mandatory
pre-removal detention, and post-removal detention and
suggests much-needed agency-level and congressional
Gideon Project Communications Tool KitGideon Project Communications Tool Kit has been developed within the Gideon Project to assist in effectively advocating the consitutional responsibility to provide prompt and qualified counsel to anyone who is accused of crime and cannot afford an attorney. The tool-kit is designed as a resource from which users can select what they need, when they need it. It contains tools an executive summary of research, the updated message platform, advice on tailoring messages for use with specific audiences in your state and a variety of tip sheets and sample materials.
Reentry—the Tie That Binds Legal Aid Attorneys and Public DefendersWhat does the term “reentry ” mean? Whose responsibility is it to serve these clients —civil legal aid attorneys or public defenders? Moreover, why should civil legal aid attorneys and public defenders be concerned about the hundreds of thousands of ex-offenders returning to their communities each year?
This article was first published in Clearinghouse Review, 37 Clearinghouse Rev. 328(Sept.-Oct. 2003)