Washington State – Public Defenders Fight Caseload Proposal

Published: May 29, 2011 at 6:48 PM PDT – WASHINGTON STATE — Attorneys are resisting a proposal that would cut caseloads for public defenders. It’s a bleak reality. Public defenders across Washington are being worn thin with enormous caseloads. Some have more than 800 cases a year. The Washington State Bar Association took notice and now wants to limit the number of cases public defenders can hear each year. The goal is to free up attorneys so they can spend more time on each case. [More: http://www.kimatv.com/news/local/122808614.html ]

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Washington State – Public Defenders Fight Caseload Proposal