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birdmommy1269 karma

If someone finds themselves facing court with a public defender, do you think there’s anything they can do to assist in their own defence?

birdmommy254 karma

Do you feel that your parents were anti-vaxx because of their conservative political views (i.e. “the government can’t tell me how to raise my child”), a fear of ‘toxins’/‘poisoning’ you, or some other reason?

birdmommy202 karma

Wow! That is impressively young. One of the reasons my kid dropped out of fencing was that he couldn’t picture dedicating himself to the sport for decades before being old enough to be taken seriously.

birdmommy150 karma

And unfortunately, many people who have to rely on a public defender don’t have the knowledge, experience, or skills to make sure to document everything. Just think about how many of us didn’t start writing CYA emails at work (like u/berecyntia said) until we got screwed over by a co-worker...

ETA: In Canada, the average offender in federal prison only has a Grade 7.5 literacy rate, : source - long and data heavy.

birdmommy51 karma

Tim Hortons is like that in Canada. You guys should have some sort of international summit to compare strategies.