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Thursday, November 7 • 2:15pm - 3:45pm
Civil Public Defenders: Bridging the Criminal-Civil Divide to Achieve Transformative Change on Behalf of Communities

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Both civil legal aid and defender programs must recognize that poverty is the pipeline to system involvement. We must provide holistic civil and criminal legal services to clients. Once our community recognizes that no civil consequence is collateral for our client’s life, we will achieve better results for all fronts.

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Runa Rajagopal

Managing Director, Civil Action Practice, The Bronx Defenders
Runa Rajagopal, a litigator and social justice advocate for more than 14 years, is currently managing director of the Civil Action Practice at The Bronx Defenders (BXD). The Bronx Defenders is an innovative, progressive public defender that pioneered a model of legal representation... Read More →


Thursday November 7, 2019 2:15pm - 3:45pm EST
Nicolet B 5th Floor