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Public Defense news and analysis from The Nation
June 29, 2016
In Some States, Defendants Can Be Charged Hundreds of Dollars Just to Face a Jury
And other ways our judicial system bleeds the poor with debt.
May 9, 2016
Our Rickety Public Defense System Has Finally Collapsed. Here’s How to Fix It.
The right to counsel is unique in American law, and there is no clear blueprint for how such a right is supposed to be enforced.