Senate Bill 979 (Indigent Criminal Defense Representation)

Public Hearing

Tuesday, April 1, 2014
10:30 a.m.
Hearing Room #1, North Office Building

Agenda


Senate Bill 979  (Indigent Criminal Defense Representation)

10:30 a.m.

Senator Stewart J. Greenleaf, Chairman (opening statement)

10:35 a.m.

Phyllis H. Subin, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Coalition for Justice
Al Flora, Jr., Law Offices of Albert Flora, Jr.
Lisette McCormick, Executive Director, Pennsylvania Interbranch Commission on Racial, Gender and Ethnic Fairness

11:00 a.m.

Forest N. Myers, President, Pennsylvania Bar Association
William P. Fedullo, Chancellor, Philadelphia Bar Association
Daniel E. Fitzsimmons, Board of Governors, Allegheny County Bar Association

11:25 a.m.

Helen Stolinas, Chief Public Defender, Bradford County, and Board
President, Pennsylvania Public Defender Association
David Crowley, Chief Public Defender, Centre County, and Board Member, Pennsylvania Public Defender Association
Keir Bradford-Grey, Chief Public Defender, Montgomery County

11:50 a.m.

Mark B. Sheppard, Vice-President, Eastern District, Pennsylvania Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers
Marc Bookman, Director, Atlantic Center for Capital Representation
Marissa B. Bluestine, Legal Director, Pennsylvania Innocence Project
Elton Anglada, President, Juvenile Defenders Association of Pennsylvania

12:20 p.m.

Craig W. Stedman, Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association

Written Testimony:

Brinda Carroll Penyak

Harry Cancelmi

Lynn Marks

William Fedullo