Thursday, February 02, 2006

Moving towards more money for court-appointed counsel

The Richmond paper has this article, which says that some legislators favor increased fees for court-appointed counsel for the poor, and also says that a D.C. law firm may be prepared to file suit challenging the effect of the fee caps on the right to counsel in criminal cases.

The D.C. law firm of Covington & Burling had this press release about Virginia's fee caps.

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