December 20, 2007

AZ: Mohave County's cure for caseload crunch - work more hours!

From Caminiqua and Davious:

A strong stand for public defenders!

Dana Hlavac, my boss, here at the Mohave County Public Defender's Office... recently took a stand against unreasonable caseloads for Public Defenders...

"Why are we so concerned about giving quality representation to criminals?" - a paraphrased quote from a public official...

See also from the Mohave Daily News:

Judge allows public defender to withdraw from 39 felony cases