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NY Finally Agrees to Fulfill its Constitutional Duty to Provide Adequate Public Defense

Gov Andrew Cuomo speaks

As of today, New Yorkers will be ensured access to a right that all people in the U.S. are entitled to. Which right is that? We all have the “right to counsel,” which in part means that if you are charged with a serious crime but cannot afford an attorney, the government must provide you with a defense attorney free of charge.* The basic

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