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Public Defender Robert Wesley Hosts PD9's Spring Training 2020

Last week, Robert Wesley, Public Defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit of Florida, hosted PD9's 2020 Spring Training in Orlando, Florida. Videos of the presentations can be viewed below. PTSD and Application in Criminal Court from an Expert's…
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Morgan & Morgan Firm Joins State Attorney, Public Defender to Launch Community Bail Fund

Attorneys with the Orlando-based law firm Morgan & Morgan joined Orange-Osceola State Attorney Aramis Ayala and Public Defender Robert Wesley Thursday to launch a nonprofit fund that would give bail money to low-income people who can’t…

Eighteenth Annual PD Clothing Drive - December 7, 2019

Please remember the 18th Annual Public Defender Clothing Drive at the Orange County Courthouse on Saturday, December 7th between 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.  We will be located at the circular driveway at 435 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801,…
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PD9 Hosts Its Annual Law Camp with the Boys and Girls Club

This summer, Robert Wesley, Public Defender of the Ninth Circuit, partnered with Dr. Candice Bridge from the University of Central Florida (UCF) and the National Center for Forensic Science (NCFS) to provide a Forensic Science Law Camp for the…
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PD9 Hosts Its Annual Law Camp with the Boys and Girls Club

The Office of the Public Defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit hosted its annual Law Camp for the Boys and Girls Club of Central Florida. View more photos  below.
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Orlando Public Defender's Office Hosts 17th Annual PD Clothing Drive

A very big thank you to all who volunteered and donated on Saturday . . . Not only did we resupply our closets with wardrobes for clients in court, we also: Provided warm clothing for people in need Saturday Connected with members…
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17th Annual PD Clothing Drive - Saturday, December 15 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Getting ready for the Holidays? Please remember the 17th Annual PD Clothing Drive, Saturday, December 15, 2018 Please bring your clean, serviceable clothing for men, women and children to our collection point at the Orange County Courthouse…
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Registration Open: Defender Summer School, August 6-7

Registration is now open for the 2018 Defender Summer School, hosted by Robert Wesley, Public Defender for the Ninth Judicial Circuit. Speakers Prof. Denis Keyes, Professor of Education, College of Charleston Dr. I. Bruce Frumkin,…
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Judge Takes Adult Prison Off the Table for Teens Convicted of Killing Winter Park Student - WFTV 9

A judge has taken an adult sentence off the table for two teenagers convicted of beating a 15-year-old boy to death, indicating the teens could avoid serving time in an adult prison. Read more and watch.