Massachusetts: ACLU and public defender group support appeal of Michelle Carter, woman convicted of manslaughter for pressuring boyfriend into suicide. South Dakota: Two interview for public defender appointment. Oregon: Immigrant men detained in Oregon prison still don't have lawyers.
Shasta County public defender Jeff Gorder makes retirement plans public. Texas: County finalizes indigent legal services work group. Colorado: Anti-homeless laws 'criminalize' poverty, says Colorado study. Decades after landmark lawsuit caseload concerns continue in Allegheny County's public defender office.
Gary Herbert's plan. Opinion: Setting the record straight on the state's attorney's race by public defender.
Colorado: Public defenders file en masse requests to get mentally ill people out of jail. Louisiana: Suit over public defenders dismissed. The Corey Williams case comes close. New York: More staffing, additional space needed to follow new indigent defense guidelines.
Texas: Harris Co. Washington: In Washington state, this country is making big strides toward reforming its juvenile justice system. Why is Karl Taylor Dead? Scott names former public defender, prosecutor as circuit judge. Baker appointed as Broome County public defender.
Uptrust launches partnership with Yolo County public defender's office.