Author: Elly Kalfus

Senator Grassley believes indigent defense system needs reform

Senator Chuck Grassley (R) of Iowa, Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, spoke about the need for indigent defense reform during his remarks at the National Press Club Newsmakers News Conference on April 27. Sen. Grassley emphasized the importance of

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Georgia consent decree requires competent counsel for children and adults

The right to counsel for children and adults in four counties in Georgia should soon be much closer to meeting minimum constitutional demands. The structural changes will come about as the result of a class action lawsuit challenging the effectiveness

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