Navigating The System From Inside

Scholarship Entrant: Amber from Farmington, UT
Essay Question: If you could earn a living doing what you love most, what would it be, and how would it change the world? Describe the specific goals you would set to make that dream a reality.
Vote for Amber: 1

After finding myself on the wrong side of the law for the first time in my life, I was astounded to discover how many of my fellow inmates had been lost in the system because of a lack of adequate representation. Many of them were confused about their rights and did not understand court proceedings. Court-appointed public defenders do their best but are severely overwhelmed by thework load. As a paralegal, I would be able to act as a liaison between the inmate and attorney, acting as a support system for each.

Vote for Amber: 1

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