How Do Mississippi Courts Provide Lawyers for Poor Clients? They Won't Sayby@propublica

How Do Mississippi Courts Provide Lawyers for Poor Clients? They Won't Say

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The Daily Journal, The Marshall Project and ProPublica found that many courts are not prepared to implement that rule either. That suggests that poor defendants will remain deprived of meaningful legal assistance as they wait months or years, often in jail, for prosecutors to decide whether to pursue felony charges.
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