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Public defenders

Landmark court ruling handed down 50 years ago; so how is the system working?

March 27, 2013

Fifty years ago the United States Supreme Court unanimously handed down a ruling that the courts must provide a lawyer to those defendants too poor to afford one. The landmark decision, Gideon v....

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chugger

Mar-27-13 5:25 PM

What most people do not know is that, when all is said and done, the public defender program is a bigger scam of taxpayers' dollars than the welfare system ever was. (I speak from experience on the inside.)

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MariPaz

Mar-27-13 4:23 PM

Well done. Good article.

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