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"Criminal Law and the Poor - Show II" was first aired on Sunday January 19th 2003. Our Guest was James D. Bednar, Executive Director, Oklahoma Indigent Defense System.

Our topics included:
  1. Purpose and function of the Oklahoma Indigent Defense System - What it does
  2. Constitutional requirements (state or federal) for providing defense to poor
  3. Discuss Gidean v. Wainwright
  4. Funding of the Oklahoma Indigent Defense System
  5. Discuss recent newspaper articles about Mr. Bednar and the Court system
  6. What changes need to be made to the system

Kent Meyers, Larry Blankenship, Mick Cornett, Jim Bednar