Blog Posts in April, 2016

  • Judge Discharges 7 Defendants After Public Defense is Ruled Inadequate

    New Orleans Judge Arthur Hunter has called for the release of 7 defendants after they had not been providing adequate public defense counsel in an acceptable amount of time. Each of the defendants are indigent, unable to afford a private criminal defense attorney, and have spent months incarcerated without even having a public defense attorney assigned to their case. Judge Hunter has cited Sixth ...
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