Here is the public defense news February 15-21:
Daron Morris, longtime King County public defender, dies at 45
Lessons from defending detainees at Guantanamo Bay
GOP lawmakers support pay increase for attorneys taking public defender cases
Assembly Republicans call for $50 million criminal justice package
Vos calls for criminal justice reforms in Evers’ budget proposal
GOP plan aims to address state public defender problems
Editorial: Public defenders and prosecutors deserve a raise
Wisconsin Gov. Evers' budget proposes decriminalizing marijuana, legalizing medical use
Virginia inexplicably killed a bill that could've helped thousands with suspended licenses
Local governments push back on state effort to shift costs for public defenders
Panel approves scaled-back draft of Corrections, public-defender budgets
Neighborhood Defender Service establishing office in Wayne County
The new public defender (Ottawa County)
Cost of criminal justice to figure in prominently to county board meeting
State public defender: Fewer local traffic tickets leads to greater need for state funding
Louisiana routinely jails people weeks, months, years after their release dates
Youth charged as adults have no spot in local jail; attorneys plea for return to juvenile detention
Public defender sues city for records on surveillance camera locations
Public defenders office would have to hire more lawyers under new caseload caps
Idaho public defender workload: Do they really care about your case?
Blaine County to open public defense department
Workload immense in public defender system
Santana speaks to WSCC students
Public defender's office runs below budget, but critics worry defendants pay the price
Philly DA Larry Krasner stopped seeking bail for low-level crimes. Here's what happened next.
Philly narcotics cops turned suspects into off-the-books confidential informants. Now, defense lawyers want to know more.
Travis County remains hopeful about creation of public defender's office, despite setbacks
In search of the best 'yes' for indigent defense
Hicks appointed to public defender corporation
City Hall moves to install public defender at municipal court
Tupelo seeks to hire full-time public defender
Beatings, illegal strip searches continue at SF jails, says public defender
Kentucky jails scrutinized for recording attorney-inmate phone calls
A longtime Casper public defender retired. But he's not done opposing the prosecution.
Public defender prepping for 'Jeopardy!' appearance
Supreme Court limits police powers to seize private property
Supreme Court strikes blow against states that raise revenues by hefty fines, forfeitures
Special courts for veterans languish
Scrubbing the past to give those with a criminal record a second change
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