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Robes and Ribbons: “Occupy” Responsibility

On Wednesday, November 30, hundreds of lawyers and law students alike will be gathering outside of courthouses across British Columbia. No, this will not just be another day at the office in front of judge and jury. This time, a group…

Overworked Public Defenders File Grievance

Inundated with too many cases, public defenders in parts of Minnesota have a filed a grievance with their boss. The public defenders claim they are overworked, cannot take anymore cases, and cannot do their jobs properly because of the workload.…

Underfunded Court Systems Can Lead to a Loss of Constitutional Rights

Post by Randall Ryder State judicial systems around the country are becoming overburdened because of inadequate funding. In Georgia, Chief Justice Carol Hunstein is concerned the current system threatens the constitutional rights of civil litigants and criminal defendants. Hunstein views the…