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March 12, 2013

Leave A message And Offender Number: A 24/7 Public Defender

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Travis Williams talks with Dick about the heavy caseload he carries in Hall Country, Ga. The promise of a free attorney was established 50 years ago in the Supreme Court’s ruling of Gideon v. Wainwright. Williams says he represents people he might normally avoid; an open racist, for example. But he says people value their freedom more than those kinds of beliefs. Travis Williams is featured in Gideon's Army, a movie opening the Full Frame Festival on April 4.

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" Lookout for Hope" by Bill Frisell; "Jeremy" by Pearl Jam

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