What Shapes Purpose in Public Defense Law Career - Julia Green

In Chapter 8 of 9, Federal Public Defender Julia Green finds purpose supporting the underdog defendant, the person who has never had someone stand up for them before.  Negative news is commonplace in her work, as over 90% of cases going to trial result in conviction and over 80% of defendants plead guilty.  Green finds positive moments by serving, educating, and consoling client's families.  In defending individuals who have never been supported, Green applies an incrementally improving mastery of law, including confrontation and cross-examination techniques, to provide clients and their families the best defense possible.