July 21, 2006

WA: things looking up in Ephrata & Moses Lake

From the Columbia Basin Herald:

Public defense system improving, report says

Grant County's embattled public defender system has continued to show signs of improvement, following increased criminal defense training and reduced attorney case assignments during the last few months, a report issued this week shows...

From the Yakima Herald Republic:

Grant County improving public defender program

Grant County public defenders have continued to decrease caseloads and increase face time with defendants, a new report concludes...