Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Georgia Supreme Court reverses conviction and asks lower court to determine validity of state's public defenders system

In an opinion that once again raises concerns about the state's shortage of funds for indigent capital defense, a divided Georgia Supreme Court has sent a death penalty case back to the trial court to determine if a systemic breakdown in the state's public defender system deprived the defendant of counsel. More on this story on and the Legal Ethics Forum.

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