IN: “It’s time somebody stood up and said, ‘It’s not right,’” said Stewart, during Monday’s County Council meeting. ⇒“>⇒ Oh, poor baby prosecutor wants more money!
Billy McCune, a convicted rapist who sang his way off death row in Texas, died this week. ⇒
FL: Public Defender Diamond Litty said with 21,000 cases in 2006 — and only one-full time and one part-time investigator on staff — the interns are a tremendous help, allowing paid staff to work on more serious cases. ⇒
The public defender who represents defendants in some of Vermont’s most high profile criminal cases is out of a job. ⇒
CA: [A former public defender] claimed he was subjected to harassment, intimidation, profanity and spitting by County Executive Officer Mike Brown – and that county supervisors turned a deaf ear on Egar’s urgent pleas for more attorneys and resources for his office to serve its poor, mostly minority clients. ⇒