Louisiana’s Public Defender Crisis Is Leaving Thousands Stuck in Jail With No Legal Help | VICE News

Many of the state’s poor defendants are without a lawyer due to budget shortfalls, staff cuts, and impossibly high caseloads — and advocates fear it’s only going to get worse.

Source: Louisiana’s Public Defender Crisis Is Leaving Thousands Stuck in Jail With No Legal Help | VICE News

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: