April 03, 2008

In defense of the defenders

From The Defense Perspective:

Race Is Not The Problem

The main problem, of course, lies with the lawyer's work ethic... not the race of the accused. When lawyers simply want to turn the case for their paltry fee the system suffers. As long as defense lawyers continue to use financial disincentives... as an excuse for cutting corners the most needy in our justice system fail to get the quality representation they deserve...