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Jefferson City News Tribune
Public defenders' funding battles with Nixon continueCommission Chairman Riley Bock said Saturday, in a news release: "Missouri's Pu
Public defenders' funding battles with Nixon continue
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 22 hours ago
Commission Chairman Riley Bock said Saturday, in a news release: "Missouri's Public Defender System was not a high priority of the governor's office for quite some time. "We are hoping that Gov. Nixon's renewed interest in the system, as... Read more
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Crosscut
60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's futureThe 2014 Courage awards were designed by Ann Gardner Measuring and comparing c
60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's future
Crosscut / Posted 4 days ago
The 2014 Courage awards were designed by Ann Gardner Measuring and comparing courage is a difficult task. We’re reminded of this each time you — our readers — send us nominations for the Crosscut Courage Awards. Which is why we in turn hand the job... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas city's hot-check court called debtor prisonThe hot-check division of Sherwood District Court and presiding Judge Milas Hal
Arkansas city's hot-check court called debtor prison
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
The hot-check division of Sherwood District Court and presiding Judge Milas Hale III have for years violated the civil rights of the poorest residents in Pulaski County through a "never-ending spiral of repetitive court proceedings and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Hot-check court called debtor prisonThe hot-check division of Sherwood District Court and presiding Judge Milas Hal
Hot-check court called debtor prison
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
The hot-check division of Sherwood District Court and presiding Judge Milas Hale III have for years violated the civil rights of the poorest residents in Pulaski County through a "never-ending spiral of repetitive court proceedings and... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Savannah mulling creation of Municipal Court at Waters Avenue shopping centerand zoning cases being adjudicated more quickly, in addition to allowing police
Savannah mulling creation of Municipal Court at Waters Avenue shopping center
Savannah Morning News / Posted 10 days ago
and zoning cases being adjudicated more quickly, in addition to allowing police to create a more favorable schedule for officer operations. Other anticipated benefits include the creation of better relationships between the court and the Chatham... Read more
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Savannah Morning News
Savannah mulling creation of Municipal Courtand zoning cases being adjudicated more quickly, in addition to allowing police
Savannah mulling creation of Municipal Court
Savannah Morning News / Posted 10 days ago
and zoning cases being adjudicated more quickly, in addition to allowing police to create a more favorable schedule for officer operations. Other anticipated benefits include the creation of better relationships between the court and the Chatham... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Infra gets lion’s share of ‘17 budgeta P3.35 trillion budget proposal for 2017 to Congress to fund its expanded spen
Infra gets lion’s share of ‘17 budget
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
a P3.35 trillion budget proposal for 2017 to Congress to fund its expanded spending priorities, with the biggest chunk of the budget going to constructing or repairing railways, seaports, airports and road networks; building more classrooms;... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Counties hoping state finally takes over cost of lawyers for the poorMore equal defenses But more is at stake than just the state assuming the lega
Counties hoping state finally takes over cost of lawyers for the poor
The Buffalo News / Posted 14 days ago
More equal defenses But more is at stake than just the state assuming the legal costs. The lawsuit opened the opportunity to improve a “defective infrastructure” of experienced defense lawyers in one county with manageable caseloads next to another... Read more
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The Nashua Telegraph
NE News Digestin Concord to natural gas after a utility that provides steam heat announced pl
NE News Digest
The Nashua Telegraph / Posted 18 days ago
in Concord to natural gas after a utility that provides steam heat announced plans to close next year. Concord Steam Corp. officials announced in July that it would cease operations by May 2017 if the Public Utilities Commission approves a plan for... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Governor defends record on public defender budgetGov. Jay Nixon on Monday defended his budget record for the state's public defe
Governor defends record on public defender budget
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Gov. Jay Nixon on Monday defended his budget record for the state's public defender system after the office's director appointed him to a case in protest of recent funding restrictions. Missouri State Public Defender Director Michael Barrett in a... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Brown County Murder Suspect Deemed "Competent"ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A Brown County man accused of killing an infant wh
Brown County Murder Suspect Deemed "Competent"
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 20 days ago
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A Brown County man accused of killing an infant who sustained "multiple traumatic injuries" in January has been found competent to stand trial. A document ordering the competency evaluation for Jakaris Lee Bryant was... Read more
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KQ2 St. Joseph
Governor assigned to stint as public defenderMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the S
Governor assigned to stint as public defender
KQ2 St. Joseph / Posted 24 days ago
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar member. In an open letter... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Governor assigned to stint as public defenderMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the S
Governor assigned to stint as public defender
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 24 days ago
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar member. In an open letter... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Governor assigned to stint as public defenderMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the S
Governor assigned to stint as public defender
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted 24 days ago
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar member. In an open letter... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Missouri public defender blames Nixon for lack of funds, appoints him to caseImages) Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender
Missouri public defender blames Nixon for lack of funds, appoints him to case
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 24 days ago
Images) Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender’s office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Missouri public defender blames Nixon for lack of funds, appoints him to caseImages) Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender
Missouri public defender blames Nixon for lack of funds, appoints him to case
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 24 days ago
Images) Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender’s office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned as a public defenderheadlines (CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a publi
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned as a public defender
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 24 days ago
headlines (CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
Governor assigned to stint as public defenderMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the S
Governor assigned to stint as public defender
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 24 days ago
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar member. In an open letter... Read more
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Local 6 Orlando
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned as a public defender(CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned as a public defender
Local 6 Orlando / Posted 24 days ago
(CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar member. In an open... Read more
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Local 10 Miami
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned as a public defender(CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned as a public defender
Local 10 Miami / Posted 24 days ago
(CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar member. In an open... Read more
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News 8000
Governor assigned to stint as public defenderMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the S
Governor assigned to stint as public defender
News 8000 / Posted 24 days ago
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar member. In an open letter... Read more
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KTLA-TV Los Angeles
Missouri Governor Ordered to Serve as Public Defender Amid Budget CrisisMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon speaks during a news conference at the University of Mi
Missouri Governor Ordered to Serve as Public Defender Amid Budget Crisis
KTLA-TV Los Angeles / Posted 24 days ago
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon speaks during a news conference at the University of Missouri - St. Louis on November 24, 2014. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public... Read more
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ClickOnDetroit
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned as a public defender(CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned as a public defender
ClickOnDetroit / Posted 24 days ago
(CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar member. In an open... Read more
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KPRC Local 2 Houston
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned as a public defender(CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned as a public defender
KPRC Local 2 Houston / Posted 24 days ago
(CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar member. In an open... Read more
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KTXS Abilene
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned as a public defenderheadlines (CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a publi
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned as a public defender
KTXS Abilene / Posted 24 days ago
headlines (CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned as a public defenderheadlines (CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a publi
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon assigned as a public defender
KECI Missoula / Posted 24 days ago
headlines (CNN) - Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar... Read more
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KCBA FOX 35 Salinas
Governor assigned to stint as public defenderMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the S
Governor assigned to stint as public defender
KCBA FOX 35 Salinas / Posted 24 days ago
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar member. In an open letter... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Governor assigned to stint as public defenderhold a press conference from the Pentagon Briefing Room. Missouri Governor's
Governor assigned to stint as public defender
KTVZ Bend / Posted 24 days ago
hold a press conference from the Pentagon Briefing Room. Missouri Governor's office says there is no authority Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Governor assigned to stint as public defenderMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the S
Governor assigned to stint as public defender
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 24 days ago
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar member. In an open letter... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Governor assigned to stint as public defenderMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the S
Governor assigned to stint as public defender
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 24 days ago
Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has been ordered to serve as a public defender by the State Public Defender's office, which cites a budget crisis in tapping a rarely used state statute that allows the office to draft any state bar member. In an open letter... Read more
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Boston Globe
Robert Spangenberg, ‘father of modern indigent defense reform movement,’ dies at 83it’s available for free. Fewer than half who qualified knew legal help was avai
Robert Spangenberg, ‘father of modern indigent defense reform movement,’ dies at 83
Boston Globe / Posted 29 days ago
it’s available for free. Fewer than half who qualified knew legal help was available to them at no cost. And the number of those who miss out skyrocketed among the homebound elderly and residents who didn’t speak English fluently. Those... Read more

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