University of Pittsburgh

Professor Harris on Essential Pittsburgh March 6

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March 5, 2013

 

Essential Pittsburgh, a live one-hour program broadcast weekdays from noon to 1 p.m. on WESA Radio (90.5 FM), will feature an interview tomorrow, Wednesday, March 6, with Pitt Law Professor David Harris.

Host Paul Guggenheimer will talk with Associate Dean for Research David A. Harris about the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Gideon v. Wainwright, which established that the right of an indigent defendant in a criminal trial to have the assistance of counsel is a fundamental right essential to a fair trial. March 18 will mark the 50th anniversary of the unanimous ruling.

Listeners may tune in to 90.5 FM or visit http://www.essentialpublicradio.org/esspgh and click on “Listen Live.” Essential Pittsburgh will be rebroadcast tomorrow evening from 8-9 p.m.

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