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Leo Joshua Kennedy spent years pilfering millions of dollars from Silicon Valley-based trust funds managed by his longtime girlfriend, draining life savings from the elderly while he bought luxury...
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2014/08/17 06:26
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It took more than a year of work to bring a 0.3 percent public safety sales tax to the ballot in Benton County. Even more work lays ahead now that the measure has been embraced by voters. Officials...
2014/08/10 05:35
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WILMINGTON, Del. - It's bad enough that someone charged with simple possession of marijuana in Delaware faces more than $1,100 in fines and court costs; the possibility of probation; and the stain of...
2014/08/08 20:53
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A day after a dispirited Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson expressed exasperation over the status of the police merger renegotiation with Chatham County, defiant commissioners defended the county’s proposed...
2014/08/08 12:16
2014/08/08 12:16
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For Linda Descoteaux of Saco, the last nine years have been full of calls, letters and promises from Maine courts that go unfulfilled. When a man defrauded her of $4,000 in 2005, the York County...
2014/08/08 00:34
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... Oregon State Police evidence-handling practice as "unlawful under any reasonable interpretation of Oregon law," the state Justice Department has declined to comment on whether it will recommend...
2014/08/05 00:05
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... pursue a career in law and public service. After joining the Ventura County Public Defender's Office in 2005, Castillo defended indigent people in felony, misdemeanor, juvenile delinquency,...
2014/08/04 19:26
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Todd Willingham in his cell on death row, in 1994. He insisted upon his innocence in the deaths of his children and refused an offer to plead guilty in return for a life sentence. Photograph by...
2014/08/02 19:26
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Friday to interview the candidates on the same day former Superior Court Judge Sal Mendoza Jr. was officially sworn in to the federal bench. Gov. Jay Inslee will appoint Mendoza's replacement,...
2014/07/31 21:03
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... the arrests could result in additional costs to the county’s budget for the public defenders’ office and, more specifically, to the fees for assigned counsel. “You will always have a need for...
2014/07/27 10:37
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The wait has been long for families connected to the murder case of Eric Cornell Wilson, accused of killing his ex-girlfriend, Victoria Jon Baptiste, in January 2011. For three-and-a-half years,...
2014/07/25 21:05
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Ventura, Calif. - A Ventura County public defender has been named a court commissioner, officials announced Friday. Deputy Public Defender Michele M. Castillo will take over the Ventura County...
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2014/07/25 17:46
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Spending on criminal defense for the poor fell 7.9 percent in Maryland from fiscal 2008 to fiscal 2012, compared to a national decrease of 4.3 percent, according to a recent Justice Department...
2014/07/25 09:26
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... town, near the Texas-Louisiana border. They made the trip every April, at the first signs of spring, to walk the local wildflower trails and spend time with Henderson’s father. This year,...
2014/07/22 04:47
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... you may as well go and do your time.’ ” Thomas Maher, executive director of the state Office of Indigent Defense Services, said he’d read a similar story out of Alabama in The New Yorker...
2014/08/19 22:22
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