Know Your Rights

Know Your Rights Podcast

Join the Maricopa County Library District and the Public Defender’s Office as we talk to community experts as well as attorneys on best practices, tips and tricks, and basic questions on basic rights. Our librarians will also chip in, giving you the best free library resources to continue your quest for knowledge.

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Set Aside Your Conviction

Episode 3, published Monday, June 7, 2021.

Join attorney Sierra Taylor and Law Clerks Reanna Blackburn, Will Anderson, & Alejandra Curiel as they talk about how you can get your felony and misdemeanor convictions set aside in your quest to regain your rights.

Restoring Your Rights After a Felony

Episode 2, published Monday, May 31, 2021.

Join us as we talk to Sierra Taylor, a Maricopa County Public Defender, and Law Clerks Charles Klass, Nicholas Bustamante, Kassandra Garcia, and Alejandra Curiel about how you can get your civil rights restored after being convicted of a felony. We'll chat about what rights are taken away at conviction and walk through the application process in getting them restored. Bonus content is that the OPD has a free program with help in filling out the application! Listen in to learn how to get your rights restored.

Know Your Rights Introduction

Episode 1, published Friday, May 14, 2021.

Join Laura and Kacie as they talk about what the Know Your Rights project is, how it started and evolved, and learn what is coming in future episodes and how to get involved.