Locked Up Without a Key in New Orleans


Inmates at Orleans Parish Prison.

Seven years after Katrina, New Orleans' criminal justice system is in dismal shape, according to reporting by Karen Houppert in The Nation. In the first of a series investigating the “failed promise” of Gideon v Wainwright—to mark the upcoming 50-year anniversary of the landmark 1963 Supreme Court ruling that states are required to provide free
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