Vikrant P. Reddy

Vikrant P. Reddy is a policy analyst in the Center for Effective Justice at the Texas Public Policy Foundation, where he coordinates the Right On Crime campaign.

A New Approach to Indigent Defense


Last week marked the 50th anniversary of the Supreme Court’s unanimous decision in Gideon v. Wainwright, in which the court held that state governments—like the federal government—are constitutionally obligated to provide attorneys for indigent defendants in criminal trials. The last few years have seen a surge of interest from conservatives and libertarians in improving indigent […]

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