Success in the Media

Is public defense in America collapsing from lack of funds?

Crime in America.Net Selected findings from a new Department of Justice study on public defender offices: One in four county-based public defender offices reported a sufficient number of attorneys to handle the incoming caseload. Nearly a quarter of all offices reported less than half the number of litigating attorneys required to meet professional caseload guidelines […]

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Public Defense Reform–Is the Money Available?

Gentlereaders: There is a newspaper article today in Washington, D.C. addressing the fact that many individuals arrested on warrants are quickly released and returned to the streets. US Department of Justice data tells us that 60 percent of convicted felons are held for trial and the rest are returned to the community on monetary bail […]

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