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Lawyers are consistently judged for what they wear in the courtroom, and it can dramatically affect their clients' lives.
Insurgent leftist Tiffany Cabán holds a lead over Queens Borough President Melinda Katz in the Democratic race for Queens District Attorney, but Katz has not conceded.
Elevating Jordan to Trump's new chief public defender is a staggering display of hypocrisy.
"If you cannot afford an attorney, one will be provided for you, provided that you pay that attorney."
"No, you're not pretty sure," Stansbury says. "If you continue with this ... I'll arrest you for resisting arrest." "Please
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What frightens federal public defenders most is not the damage wrought by sequestration so far, but rather the pain to come
"I went to law school to make a difference. I became a public defender to ensure poor people have access to the same justice as those with money. But I find myself spending my days processing people through a system that does not give them a chance."
The daily injustices suffered nationwide by indigent defendants are staggering. Many are without lawyers at bail hearings, which leaves people incarcerated until trial because they cannot afford bail.
At this time, when the public perception of lawyers is understandably at an all-time low, the not-for-profit Lawyers to the Rescue has identified several South Florida lawyers who have set a new standard for their commitment to public service.