Shadow and Act

Review: 'Gideon's Army' Is A Necessary Look At The Work Done By The Unsung (HBO Tonight)

  • By Tambay A. Obenson
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  • July 1, 2013 11:54 AM
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Director Dawn Porter's Gideon's Army, which will premiere tonight, July 1, on HBO, can be summarized as follows: 3 young, idealistic public defenders in the Deep South - Travis Williams, Brandy Alexander and June Hardwick - struggle against long hours, low pay and staggering caseloads to ensure justice is served for America’s forgotten poor.