GCIP Featured Intern of the Week

Lillie Gore is a master’s candidate in criminology at Georgia State University. She is currently interning with the Augusta Judicial Circuit Office of the Public Defender. In addition to learning about criminal defense and interacting with clients, Gore’s main focus is to collect data to demonstrate the positive impact of  the Augusta Circuit’s pretrial diversion program on jail capacity.  Gore is also tracking the length of pretrial incarceration by providing the courts with available alternatives to holding clients.