Office of the Public Defender

2016 Week Four: Criminal Justice

HANA CLEMENS – PUBLIC JUSTICE CENTER This week, I began to learn what it means to be pushed outside of my comfort zone. While a lot of the week was spent reading law and interpreting each state’s very unique eviction process, I also had the chance to do some outreach in…
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2016 Week Three: Criminal Justice

MATTHEW BROWN – BSHRC I’m realizing how important connections are with each week of CIIP. When I originally decided to work with BSHRC, I never expected so many people I knew to have worked with BSHRC in the past. This week I met with people of various backgrounds including doctors, masters…
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2016 Week Two: Criminal Justice

HANA CLEMENS – PUBLIC JUSTICE CENTER This week I definitely became more acclimated to the work environment at PJC. I am beginning to have more projects, and I feel as though I am learning a lot. The biggest learning curve for me has been learning all of the legal terms within…
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2016 Week One: Criminal Justice

MATTHEW BROWN – BALTIMORE CITY HARM REDUCTION COALITION Having been a bit saddened by the fact that I could not work at the Needle Exchange this summer, I was excited to hear that there were still partners in Baltimore that conducted similar work to the Needle Exchange albeit in policy and…
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