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The documentary “Justice For All?” shines a light on the state of public defense in Indiana.

William Carey—despite testifying that he made only $250 per week—was denied a public defender and signed a plea deal rather than face a potential eight-year sentence without the assistance of counsel.

His is one of the stories featured in Justice For All?, a 2017 documentary about the troubled state of Indiana’s public defense system.Barbara Brosher, “Justice For All?,” Indiana Public Media, July 28, 2017.  The three-part documentary shows defender offices that are overworked and underfunded, individuals provided inadequate representation, and lawsuits seeking reform.