2010 Indigent Defense News of Interest

NACDL is committed to ensuring quality representation for all accused individuals and has set out to help reform inadequate state and local indigent defense systems through technical assistance, public education, advocacy, and litigation. This page contains breaking news and cutting edge developments from 2010.

"Chippewa County Public Defender's office on the chopping block," Sault Ste. Marie Evening News, December 15, 2010.

"Cutting corners on justice? Guilty," The Denver Post, December 12, 2010.

"Suit argues all defendants deserve counsel from the start," The Denver Post, December 9, 2010. 

NACDL Press Release, New York's High Court Issues Landmark Right to Counsel Ruling, May 6, 2010.

"Study claims reducing Michigan's inmate count has not affected public safety," The Grand Rapids Press, March 4, 2010.

"Broward public defender accuses state attorney of systematically withholding evidence," Sun Sentinel, January 14, 2010. 

"Competent public defense for all," The Michigan Citizen, January 5, 2010.


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