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Ring of Fire: COVID Outbreak Created A Public Defenders Crisis

 

 

Via America’s Lawyer: Public defenders are lifelines for countless Americans with limited resources. Yet these unsung heroes have been overworked and underpaid for far too long. As millions of people continue to suffer financial hardship due to the pandemic, is accessible legal counsel still a guarantee? Mike Papantonio is joined by Founder of Gideon’s Promise Jonathan Rapping to explain the critical underfunding of these last lines of legal defense.

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