New book argues the U.S. needs a ‘Defender General’
Andrea Lyon and Doug Passon discuss bipartisan criminal justice reforms and Lyon’s n
“In our current criminal justice reform process, fixing one facet of failure
Nineteen times, death penalty defense lawyer Andrea D. Lyon has represented a client convicted of capital murder. Nineteen times, she has argued for that individual’s life to be spared. Nineteen times, she has succeeded.
Dubbed the "Angel of Death Row" by the Chicago Tribune, Lyon was the first woman to serve as lead attorney in a death penalty case.