Everyone must be afforded due process rights, especially those facing the ultimate penalty: execution. The DPP has made extraordinary progress in protecting this most fundamental right in a range of jurisdiction.

Co-Executive Director Saul Lehrfreund featured as Lawyer of the Week in The Times

We are pleased that Saul Lehrfreund has been featured as Lawyer of the Week in The Times.

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