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“Public Defenders provide the checks and balances that makes our system unique.  In my work, protecting the rights of THIS client--protects the rights of all who follow.”

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Since 1997, the Florida Supreme Court has worked with WFSU-TV to televise, record and archive oral argument proceedings. They are made available to the public free of charge on the Gavel to Gavel video portal. 


Filmaker, Werner Herzog (once nominated for an Academy Award) spoke with Mr. Burden about the death penalty, Capital Appeals, and one of his clients. Their conversation aired in an episode of Investigation Discovery (ID) Channel's Series "On Death Row." 

Serving Flagler, Putnam, St. Johns and Volusia Counties

Political advertisement paid for and approved by George Burden for Public Defender, 7th Judicial Circuit