ABA Death Row Representation Project

I came across this video this morning, and though it’s a bit on the long side, it’s a great explanation of the American Bar Association’s Death Row Representation Project and why it is important. Their mission is to provide competent, effective lawyers at every stage of the legal process in death penalty cases. Good lawyers are essential to justice in the U.S. and the majority of death penalty inmates cannot afford an attorney and most states do not require that they be provided one after the initial criminal proceedings.

 

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