IT WASN'T GIDEON by John L. Kane, United States Senior District Judge

The first offering is an article by Senior U.S. District Judge John L. Kane, who, in 1964, became Colorado's first public defender. This article was the subject of a talk he gave to the Colorado State Public Defender' s Office. Published: April 5, 2013

Our lives are filled with myths.  Since ancient times we have tried to explain the imponderable mysteries of the universe from creation, the seasons, the rising and setting of the sun, to life, death, virtue, justice and, rarely, mercy.  More mundane …


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