Councilmembers Johnson and Quiñones-Sanchez joined Keisha Hudson for a press conference celebrating the Defender’s budget increase.
City Council voted on the 2023 budget which includes an additional $5.8 million for the Defender Association.
Jackson’s confirmation is historic, not only because she’s the first Black woman to be a Supreme Court Justice, but also the first public defender to achieve this honor.
Not adequately funding public defense will ultimately shortchange our justice system.
The Defender Association today announced that Sarah Allen, currently the Chief of the Municipal Court Pre-trial unit, will be the new First Assistant Defender.
The Board of Directors of the Defender Association of Philadelphia is proud to announce the selection of Keisha Hudson as the new Chief Defender.
The Defender is working with system stakeholders on a new pre-trial release plan, but immediate steps need to be taken to safely reduce the prison population in Philly.
City Council passed the “Driving Equality” bill, which aims to eliminate racial disparities in motor vehicle stops by police
On September 30, the Defender Association of Philadelphia will stand with elected representatives and community allies for a press conference in support of SB 835
The incidents occurring behind our prison walls are tragic and unacceptable, but unfortunately, not surprising.