Daily Archives: July 19, 2012

Clara Foltz, Barbara Babcock, and Me

It seems fitting that having written my earlier post about the psyche of the public defender, I would come upon a piece by Professor Barbara Babcock (Stanford) in the current issue of Criminal Justice Magazine based on Clara Foltz, who first developed the … Continue reading

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The Psyche of the Public Defender

Decades ago, when I was in my late twenties, I was living in Boston and working as a public defender, representing indigent folks charged with criminal offenses in district and superior court.  I loved the work, but it was all-consuming … Continue reading

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