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2021 Year in Review

By Michael Tartaglia and Kourtney Kinchen 6AC presents this year in review to acknowledge the most significant reforms to how the right to counsel is funded and delivered across the United States. We wish all our readers a happy and

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Alabama legislators move to exonerate the Scottsboro Boys

Pleading the Sixth:  In March 1931, a fight broke out between a group of seven white boys and a larger group of black teenagers aboard a train.  When almost all of the white teenagers were thrown off of the slow-moving

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Alabama reforms spark expanded use of public defender model

Pleading the Sixth:  The indigent defense reforms enacted in 2011 are starting to take root in Alabama.  Rather than leading to a proliferation of flat-fee contracting, as some have feared, state funding has steadily increased under the reforms, prompting both

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