The Constitution guarantees every American facing trial the right to a lawyer, even if they cannot afford one. But across the country, the public defender system is stretched to the breaking point.
An estimated 702.1 million people around the world lack access to food, clothing and other basic necessities. Pulitzer Center reporting tagged with “Poverty” feature reporting on health, malnutrition, education inequality and the many other endemic effects of poverty. Use the Pulitzer Center Lesson Builder to find and create lesson plans on poverty.