Monthly Constitutional: Civil Gideon

Catherine Carr, Director of Community Legal Services of Philadelphia and mother of 8th grade teacher Ethan Tannen, was the 8th grade's December Monthly Constitutional speaker, Cathy spoke to our students about her work with "civil Gideon," the term used to refer to a growing national movement to explore strategies to provide legal counsel, as a matter of right and at public expense, to low-income persons in civil legal proceedings.

To learn more, check out Cathy's feature on RadioTimes in 2013 or at