Actus Reus

ac·tus re·us \ˈak-təs-ˈrē-əs, ˈäk-tu̇s-ˈrā-u̇s\

noun : the wrongful act that makes up the physical action of a crime

Latin: guilty act

Southern Center for Human Rights hiring for death penalty attorney position

The Southern Center for Human Rights is currently accepting applications for a new death penalty attorney.  Attorneys at all stages of their career, including 3Ls with criminal defense experience, are invited to apply. The deadline to apply is Sunday August 28, 2016. The job description and application requirements are available here. … [Read more...]

Reflections from the Criminal Defense Clinic – Sulma Mendoza Rios (Spring 2016)

What I learned about myself this semester. I learned that I am good at juggler.  But wait, I already knew that.  What I really learned was that I can do it all, but I cannot do it all well.  So, I learned to step back and prioritized life’s responsibilities, my children, CDC, work and school. What I learned about the practice of law. I learned that it is unpredictable, but predictable; exciting and the same time boring; that it makes me tired, but yet fills me with energy; and that one … [Read more...]

Reflections from the Criminal Defense Clinic – Yuridia Bazan (Spring 2016)

LIFE HAPPENS … [Read more...]

Reflections from the Criminal Defense Clinic – Tyler Stokes (Spring 2016)

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Reflections On the Go – a PD Workout Mix

Song: Flyer by Kharismattack Audio samples, in chronological order: Amy Goodman (from the DemocracyNow! broadcast 1-24-2013) John Oliver (from his show on Public Defenders) Jonathan Rapping, a PD mentor for the Southern Public Defender Training Center Travis Williams, a PD in Hall County, Georgia Unidentified narrator for Gideon's Army -Created by a CDC student … [Read more...]

Reflections from the Criminal Defense Clinic – Alex Barragan (Spring 2016)

Barragan - CDC - Final Reflection … [Read more...]