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The Columbian
County mulls public defenseClark County is considering significantly reorganizing how it carries out one o
The Columbian / Posted 4 days ago
Clark County is considering significantly reorganizing how it carries out one of its constitutionally mandated functions. Deputy County Manager Bob Stevens has proposed a measure that would create a new office in Clark County with two full-time... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Public defenders rip lack of space at new Lowell Justice Center LOWELL -- The new Lowell Justice Center will include extensive space and even
Lowell Sun / Posted 5 days ago
LOWELL -- The new Lowell Justice Center will include extensive space and even a kitchenette for the district attorney's office, while public defenders are with no space at all in the... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Oakland County sues Michigan over new criminal court defense standardsin 2017. (Mark Cavitt/The Oakland Press) Oakland County has filed a lawsuit ag
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 8 days ago
in 2017. (Mark Cavitt/The Oakland Press) Oakland County has filed a lawsuit against the state over new criminal court defense standards, which could cost county taxpayers an estimated $18 million a year once implemented. The suit was filed at... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Budget, pot bills appear linked in larger bargainingto do with one another. But multiple sources close to the deliberations told th
Lowell Sun / Posted 21 days ago
to do with one another. But multiple sources close to the deliberations told the News Service on Wednesday that the fates of the two bills have become inextricably linked, with some officials now believing that a compromise on the budget is... Read more
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Columbia Daily Tribune
Barrett takes creative approach to public defender systemMichael Barrett has gotten creative during his time as director of the Missouri
Columbia Daily Tribune / Posted 30 days ago
Michael Barrett has gotten creative during his time as director of the Missouri State Public Defender System. The system has no lobbyist, so he’s appealed to legislators on funding issues. He once appointed then-Gov. Jay Nixon to represent an... Read more

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