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Friday, April 16, 2010

Gideon Alert: Illinois reneges on promise to pay county chief public defender salaries

Although there are right to counsel systems that are systemically deficient below the Mason-Dixon line (chiefly Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi), the region of the country most consistently failing to provide constitutionally adequate indigent defense represention is the Rust Belt (starting in upstate New York and continuing through Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Michig

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