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The Austin Chronicle
Chronicle Endorsementsa living wage, single-payer health care, and free higher education for America'
Chronicle Endorsements
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 4 hours ago
a living wage, single-payer health care, and free higher education for America's debt-saddled students. In an era of unprecedented income inequality, Sanders' aggressive call to reform Wall Street – too big to fail banks – and the campaign... Read more
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Tribune Chronicle
Public defender cases on riseThe County Commissioners Association of Ohio recently petitioned the state for
Public defender cases on rise
Tribune Chronicle / Posted 12 days ago
The County Commissioners Association of Ohio recently petitioned the state for an increase in state funds to pay for public defender programs in Ohio. Now, counties are responsible for 52 percent of the costs to defend the indigent, down from a 60... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Third man arrested for Pit Stop homicideAuthorities arrested a third man Saturday suspected of participating in the dea
Third man arrested for Pit Stop homicide
Kinston Free Press / Posted 12 days ago
Authorities arrested a third man Saturday suspected of participating in the death of Pit Stop owner Chad Bostic.Tiamel Kim Bradley, 19, faces felony counts of murder, attempted first-degree murder and armed robbery with a dangerous weapon for his... Read more
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Bennington Banner
Auditor faults judiciary on collecting public defender feesdefenders because it does not pursue them aggressively enough, according to a r
Auditor faults judiciary on collecting public defender fees
Bennington Banner / Posted 16 days ago
defenders because it does not pursue them aggressively enough, according to a report issued Monday by the state auditor of accounts. Doug Hoffer said defendants racked up $3.1 million in such fees — often called "co-pays" — from 2012 through... Read more
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The Advocate
Funding shortage forces public defender to put poor people in Acadiana on waiting list for legal counselThe head of the office that provides criminal defense lawyers for poor people i
Funding shortage forces public defender to put poor people in Acadiana on waiting list for legal counsel
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
The head of the office that provides criminal defense lawyers for poor people in three Acadiana parishes said Tuesday inadequate funding is forcing his office to put defendants on a waiting list for legal counsel. G. Paul Marx, who runs the Public... Read more
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The Advocate
Funding shortage forces public defender to put poor people in Acadiana on waiting list for legal counselThe head of the office that provides criminal defense lawyers for poor people i
Funding shortage forces public defender to put poor people in Acadiana on waiting list for legal counsel
The Advocate / Posted 23 days ago
The head of the office that provides criminal defense lawyers for poor people in three Acadiana parishes said Tuesday inadequate funding is forcing his office to put defendants on a waiting list for legal counsel. G. Paul Marx, who runs the Public... Read more
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The New Yorker
New Koch: Rebranding the Billionaire BrothersSource: Andrew Toth / FilmMagic / Getty (Top); Patrick T. Fallon / The Washingt
New Koch: Rebranding the Billionaire Brothers
The New Yorker / Posted 24 days ago
Source: Andrew Toth / FilmMagic / Getty (Top); Patrick T. Fallon / The Washington Post / Getty (Bottom) On the night of November 2nd, well-dressed Wichita residents formed a line that snaked through the lobby of the city’s convention center.... Read more
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Philly.com
Reforming the justice systemreducing the cost to taxpayers. But his efforts should not end there. In addit
Reforming the justice system
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
reducing the cost to taxpayers. But his efforts should not end there. In addition, we urge the mayor to take up the cause of court-appointed attorneys. These lawyers represent thousands of indigent clients in criminal, juvenile, and dependency... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Moribund State of Former First Ladies' Pet Projectsprojects by first ladies across the country, though said not to be funded by go
Moribund State of Former First Ladies' Pet Projects
AllAfrica.com / Posted 25 days ago
projects by first ladies across the country, though said not to be funded by government, cease to function with the end of the tenure of governors. MATHIAS NWOGU, ANAYO ONUKWUGHA, OKECHUKWU OBETA, BERNARD TOLANI DADA, GEORGE OKOJIE, OBINNA... Read more
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The Advocate
ACLU files lawsuit against public defenders, challenges broader funding systemThe man behind the wheel of a minivan involved in a fatal October wreck became
ACLU files lawsuit against public defenders, challenges broader funding system
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
The man behind the wheel of a minivan involved in a fatal October wreck became the face of New Orleans’ public-defense crisis Thursday when the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana brought a federal lawsuit on his behalf against the Orleans... Read more
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The Advocate
ACLU files lawsuit against public defenders, challenges broader funding systemThe man behind the wheel of a minivan involved in a fatal October wreck became
ACLU files lawsuit against public defenders, challenges broader funding system
The Advocate / Posted 28 days ago
The man behind the wheel of a minivan involved in a fatal October wreck became the face of New Orleans’ public-defense crisis Thursday when the American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana brought a lawsuit on his behalf against the Orleans Public... Read more
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The Austin Chronicle
Women and Children FirstMembers of Grassroots Leadership and other organizations on a march protesting
Women and Children First
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 29 days ago
Members of Grassroots Leadership and other organizations on a march protesting the criminalization of immigration The new year has brought with it a renewed effort to seize and deport undocumented immigrants and refugees. On Jan. 4, Department of... Read more

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