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Latest Funding Problem for Louisiana’s Public Defenders: No Lawyers for Death Penalty Defendants

In its 1963 decision in Gideon v. Wainwright, the U.S. Supreme Court held that, under the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution, indigent defendants facing serious criminal charges have a fundamental right to counsel, even if they are unable to pay. But the decision didn’t speak to where the funds for …

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Playwright Paula Vogel (‘Indecent’ on Broadway) in Conversation with Linda Winer

There has been such enthusiasm for the production since Yale (2015) that the ensemble, the musicians, the stage manager, and the assistants have remained together. As Vogel says, “We’ve all moved together as one.”

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