1. Bryan Stevenson on Evening the Odds in American Justice


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    Fifty years ago, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in the case of Gideon v. Wainwright established the constitutional right of criminal defendants to legal representation, even if they can’t afford it. The Court ruled there shouldn’t be one kind of justice for the rich and another for the poor, but the scales of the American legal system still tilt heavily in favor of the white and wealthy. Attorney and legal scholar Bryan Stevenson joins Bill to expose the system’s failures, and ongoing struggles at the crossroads of race, class and justice.

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    • And Justice for Some


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      Fifty years after a landmark decision to give the poor their day in court, they still can’t afford justice.

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      • Defending Gideon - intro


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        Come back on March 19th to view the full film! http://www.constitutionproject.org/

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        • Rights of Persons Accused of a Crime


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          This is a short introductory video lecture on Supreme Court Cases dealing with the Rights of Persons Accused of a Crime including Mapp v. Ohio, Gideon v. Wainwright, and Miranda v. Arizona

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