625 ABA Journal Public Defenders articles.
A psychologist hired to interview the BTK killer has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle charges he profited from a videotape of Dennis Rader’s comments.
After the tape ended up…
May 11, 2007 4:37 PM CDT
A federal judge has appointed a new attorney to represent alleged D.C. madam Deborah Jeane Palfrey.
He is Preston Burton of the Orrick law firm, the same lawyer who once…
May 7, 2007 5:42 PM CDT
Prosecutors and public defenders in Florida are leaving their low-paying jobs at alarming rates, according to the offices that employ them.
The Miami Herald cites statistics from…
May 2, 2007 6:33 PM CDT
With at least 82 indigent defendants in New Orleans totally unrepresented by counsel, Judge Arthur Hunter may make good on his threat to let them out of jail if public…
Apr 18, 2007 8:16 PM CDT
A Florida judge is criticizing a $46,000 tab for the defense of an accused murderer as one of the worst examples of overpayment that she’s ever seen.
Defendant Luis Martinez…
Apr 10, 2007 3:20 PM CDT
Battle over legal aid funds spills over to attorney client confidentiality
Feb 21, 2007 10:45 AM CST
Ethics Rules on Competent Representation Make No Exception for Public Defenders
Oct 24, 2006 9:17 AM CDT
Put Some Mentors in Your Pocket, and Save Them for a Rainmaker Day
Apr 2, 2005 6:21 AM CST