The Yale Law Journal

Carole J. Powell


Valuing Gideon’s Gold: How Much Justice Can We Afford?

M. Clara Garcia Hernandez & Carole J. Powell

122 Yale L.J. 2358 (2013).

In this Essay, we explore Gideon’s impact in our community, El Paso, Texas, which has the will to try to meet Gideon’s challenge, but lacks the resources to deliver fully Gideon’s promise. We look at the origins of our community’s indigent defense reform and examine our off…