The most common tool used to attack problems in public defender systems is the class action lawsuit. But what if there’s a better strategy? Steve Hanlon, a longtime advocate for systemic legal reform, has a big idea about big data. This is the story of how his data changed things for public defenders in Missouri, and ultimately led to a state-wide showdown with the governor.
Broken Justice Episodes
TrailerBroken Justice Trailer
Episode 5Episode 5: Where do we go from here?
Episode 4Episode 4: Public defenders fight back
Episode 3Episode 3: When things go wrong
Episode 2Episode 2: How did we get here?
Episode 1Episode 1: Triage
EpilogueEpilogue: Life after life in prison