Lipscomb to Host Tenn. Premiere of Gideon's Army Documentary

Lipscomb University's HumanDocs series is hosting the Tennessee premiere of the documentary Gideon's Army on Oct. 16 at 7 p.m. in the campus' Shamblin Theater. A 2013 Sundance selection, Gideon's Army documents the lives and courageous work of three public defenders in the South, with the young attorneys mentored by Jonathan "Rap" Rapping of the Southern Public Defender Training Center, or Gideon's Promise. A brief discussion will follow the screening. Panelists include Dawn Deener, public defender for Nashville and Davidson County; Charles Bone, Bone, McCallister, Norton PLLC; and Randy Spivey, academic director, Lipscomb's Institute for Law, Justice and Society.  Screenings are free and open to the public. For more information, email Ted Parks or call 615-417-9382.