Reflections on the Right to Counsel after 45 Years: Texas and the Nation, Prof. Norman Lefstein, Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, Indiana University School of Law - Indianapolis
Counsel’s Necessity at Bail Hearings: Ensuring a Fair and Efficient Pretrial Justice System, Prof. Douglas L. Colbert, Professor of Law, University of Maryland School of Law
How to Create a Public Defender Office in Texas and Whether Establishing One Makes Sense, James Bethke, Director, Texas State Task Force on Indigent Defense
Profile of the San Diego Public Defender, Steven J. Carroll, Department Head, San Diego Public Defender
Panel: Marjorie A. Meyers, Federal Public Defender, Southern District of Texas, Judge Belinda Hill, 230th Criminal Court, Harris County, Mark Hochlaube, Harris County Criminal Lawyer’s Association, Kameron Johnson, Public Defender, Travis County Juvenile Public Defender Office, David Mitchum, Attorney at Law, Sam Pappas, Pappas & Associates, Salt Lake City, UT.