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More on the Proposed Public Defender Office in Harris County, Texas

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Interested parties are swallowing this news with a healthy dose of skepticism, but the County Commissioners Court took a step closer to the creation of a Public Defender Office in Harris County by approving the commission of a study on the financial impact of establishing a PD office. The report is expected in September.

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  1. lukegilman says:

    More on the proposed Public Defender’s Office from Mark Bennett at Defending People For a Public Defender’s Office.

  2. lukegilman says:

    Via the omni-present Grits (does he ever SLEEP, for pete’s sake?) – letter to the Chronicle on Need for public defenders in Harris County from the trenches, as it were.

    Which leads me to ask – is there anyone who publicly opposes a public defender office and why?

  3. lurline spencer says:

    just to read more on this.

  4. lukegilman says:

    There will be a symposium at the University of Houston Law Center on Sept. 5th 2008 to analyze methods of providing indigent defense with some of the leading minds on the issue – details to follow.

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