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States Are Increasingly Imposing Fees On Poor Criminal Defendants Who Use Public Defenders

First Posted: 10/04/10 11:27 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:55 PM ET

Public Defendants

USA Today:

States increasingly are imposing fees on poor criminal defendants who use public defenders even when they can't pay, causing some to go without attorneys, according to two reviews of the nation's largest state criminal justice systems.

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