The public defender in charge of Lafeyette’s trial seems unfriendly and harsh but is actually moved by a desire to do the best she can in difficult circumstances, as she lacks the time and resources to best defend her clients. She is a perceptive observer and becomes convinced that most of the accused boys are innocent. In the end, though, she feels despondent about the justice system and criticizes its failure to protect vulnerable children.
Anne Rhodes Character Timeline in There Are No Children Here
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...precise details of what they were doing that particular night, four months ago. Even though Anne tries to identify contradictions in the police’s testimony, showing that there does not seem to... (full context)