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Nevada Justice calls for state to fix rural right to counsel services

Pleading the Sixth:  “Nevada’s rural counties simply cannot shoulder the state’s obligations under the Sixth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution any longer,” announced Nevada Supreme Court Justice Michael Cherry in an official Court press release announcing the publication of the

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Alabama legislators move to exonerate the Scottsboro Boys

Pleading the Sixth:  In March 1931, a fight broke out between a group of seven white boys and a larger group of black teenagers aboard a train.  When almost all of the white teenagers were thrown off of the slow-moving

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