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Law Offices of the Shelby Co. Public Defender
The Birth of Public Defense in Memphis
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Gideon 50th Anniversary
Gideon 50 Digital Magazine
Public Defenders as Allies for Those Suffering with Mental Illness
50th Anniversary of Kent v U.S.
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Shelby County Public Defender Internship Application
Law Offices of the Shelby County Public Defender
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Memphis, TN 38103
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The Origin Story of Public Defense in Memphis
Celebrating a Century of Public Defense in Memphis
Lawyers and the professional staff of the Shelby County Public Defender’s Office take the oath to serve the public and defend the U.S. Constitution.
Tennessee Supreme Court Justice Holly Kirby administers the oath to the entire law firm.
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The Jericho Project
Phyllis Aluko Confirmed as 11th Chief Shelby County Public Defender
Shelby County Public Defender Stephen Bush Retires
Tennessee Driver’s Licenses Revoked Due to Unpaid Fines, Fees Can Now Be Reinstated