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California Sen. Kamala Harris, a Democratic candidate for president, will unveil a new bill Wednesday that promises to provide hundreds of millions in new funding for public defenders. Harris’ EQUAL Defense Act would allocate $250 million to establish workload limits for public …

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WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California is introducing legislation, including a $250 million grant program, to ease the burden on public defenders around the country. Read Full Article  …

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WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California is introducing legislation, including a $250 million grant program, to ease the burden on public defenders around the country. The legislation, being introduced Wednesday, is the latest foray into criminal justice reform …

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WASHINGTON — Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California is introducing legislation, including a $250 million grant program, to ease the burden on public defenders around the country. The legislation, being introduced Wednesday, is the latest foray into criminal justice reform …

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Democratic Sen. Kamala Harris of California is introducing legislation, including a USD 250 million grant program, to ease the burden on public defenders around the country. The legislation, being introduced Wednesday, is the latest foray into criminal justice reform for …

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The Washington Post

Sen. Kamala D. Harris (D-Calif.) will today roll out the EQUAL Defense Act, a bill aimed at boosting resources for public defenders to provide more effective counsel to their clients. The 2020 presidential candidate, who has been sharply criticized for her record as California’s top …

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Sen. Kamala Harris, who spent her entire legal career as a prosecutor, will introduce legislation Wednesday aimed at helping the other side of the legal scale — publicly funded defense attorneys. Harris’ bill seeks to level the playing field between …

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Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) unveiled Wednesday a new plan to assist public defenders financially and prevent burnout. The legislation, which has the backing of civil rights groups such as the American Civil Liberties Union and the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, …

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The Daily Report

“As a profession we’ve fallen short on providing equal justice in America, but a small group of us are inching justice forward—and it’s the people here in this room,” said Gideon’s Promise founder Jon Rapping at the Atlanta Bar Association’s …

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Gideon’s Promise, the national public defender advocacy organization, will move its summer training program from the University of Mississippi to Morehouse College in Atlanta, starting July 27, the group announced Wednesday. Read Full Article  …

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