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Public defender pushed for access to SamuelHead of State Public Defender Agency Named Judge in CowetaSt. Louis Circuit Attorney Subpoenas St. Louis Public RadioWatch: San Francisco Lawyer Arrested for Asking Police Not to Question or ...Supreme Court suspends law license of assistant public defender who allegedly ...Bronx Public Attorneys Under Fire for Appearing in Rap Video Calling for Death ...Westmoreland County settles with fired public defenderPublic Defenders Appear in Video Inciting Killing of PoliceSt. Louis Circuit Attorney Subpoenas St. Louis Public RadioWarren County public defender leaving officeNew Mexico Attorney General Makes Behavioral Health Audit PublicAttorney Arrested for Telling Cops Not to Take Pictures of Her ClientLawyer Arrested For Doing Her JobSF Public Defender Detained By Police After Trying To Intervene With ...San Francisco public defender handcuffed outside court

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Long-time local public defender resigns his post
The Daily IberianJanuary 2, 2015

A three-lawyer panel will appoint the successor to Craig Colwart after the 20-year public defender for the 16th Judicial District resigned effective with the New Year. Colwart, who got his start as a New Orleans attorney in 1980, was first appointed as ...more »

Text messages led to public defender's departure
Sarasota Herald-TribuneJanuary 7, 2015

SARASOTA - One of the region's most prominent public defenders was forced to resign last month for trying to keep secret a series of text messages she exchanged with her boyfriend, an investigator who worked in her office, on the day he was fired.more »

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Public defender pushed for access to Samuel
Coeur d'Alene PressJanuary 31, 2015

COEUR d'ALENE - At 11:59 p.m. on March 24, Kootenai County Chief Public Defender John Adams called the county's central police dispatch to say he heard a 14-year-old was in custody for murder. Adams told a dispatcher he was on his way to the Coeur ...more »

Head of State Public Defender Agency Named Judge in Coweta
Daily Report (registration)January 31, 2015

The head of Georgia's indigent criminal defense system is set to become the newest Superior Court judge in the Coweta Circuit. W. Travis Sakrison, who has been executive director of the Georgia Public Defender Standards Council since 2010, will fill a ...more »

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Subpoenas St. Louis Public Radio
KBIAJanuary 30, 2015

In the aftermath of the disruption that ended an aldermanic hearing on a civilian review board, St. Louis Public Radio received a subpoena from the St. Louis circuit attorney for “all raw and aired video and audio footage of the meeting of the Public...more »

Watch: San Francisco Lawyer Arrested for Asking Police Not to Question or ...
The RootJanuary 30, 2015

People have an absolute right to have their attorneys present during questioning," San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi wrote in a press release viewed by The Guardian. "A uniform does not give you a license to bully innocent people into submission.more »

Supreme Court suspends law license of assistant public defender who allegedly ...
The StateJanuary 30, 2015

November, 2014: Defense attorney Stephen Krzyston makes a point during the trial of Lorenzo Young and Trenton Barnes for the 2013 slaying of Kelly Hunnewell. TRACY GLANTZ — tglantz@thestate.com |Buy Photo ...more »

Bronx Public Attorneys Under Fire for Appearing in Rap Video Calling for Death ...
MediaiteJanuary 30, 2015

Two public defenders in an NYC-funded firm are in danger of losing their money after they were discovered participating in a local music video calling for police deaths. The New York Times reports that the two lawyers, Kumar Rao and Ryan Napoli of the ...more »

Westmoreland County settles with fired public defender
Tribune-ReviewJanuary 30, 2015

Attorneys for Westmoreland County and its former public defender have settled a federal lawsuit that claimed the firing of Dante Bertani was politically motivated. U.S. District Court Judge David Cercone issued an order Jan. 22 to remove the case from ...more »

Public Defenders Appear in Video Inciting Killing of Police
Wall Street JournalJanuary 30, 2015

In a report released Thursday, the DOI said two staff attorneys at the Bronx Defenders—a nonprofit group that receives public funds for its advocacy and legal representation for indigent defendants—appeared in a video called “Hands Up,” in which men ...more »

St. Louis Circuit Attorney Subpoenas St. Louis Public Radio
St. Louis Public RadioJanuary 30, 2015

In the aftermath of the disruption that ended an aldermanic hearing on a civilian review board, St. Louis Public Radio received a subpoena from the St. Louis circuit attorney for “all raw and aired video and audio footage of the meeting of the Public...more »

Warren County public defender leaving office
Glens Falls Post-StarJanuary 29, 2015

QUEENSBURY -- Warren County Public Defender John Wappett announced this week that he plans to retire later this year. Wappett told county supervisors this week he will finish his service with the county effective June 30. No replacement has been named ...more »

New Mexico Attorney General Makes Behavioral Health Audit Public
KRWGJanuary 29, 2015

A redacted version of an audit that led to the shake-up of behavioral health services for needy New Mexicans is now public. State Attorney General Hector Balderas released the audit during a news conference in Albuquerque, saying the state needs to do ...more »

Attorney Arrested for Telling Cops Not to Take Pictures of Her Client
MediaiteJanuary 29, 2015

The public defender's office said Jani Tillotson was simply defending her client against police intimidation and harassment — so much so that, as the video shows, she allowed a police officer to arrest her. Tillotson was charged with misdemeanor ...more »

Lawyer Arrested For Doing Her Job
Above the LawJanuary 29, 2015

If you haven't seen this story that really started making the rounds in earnest overnight, then here are the basics: A veteran Assistant Public Defender in San Francisco, Jami Tillotson, was in a courtroom when she learned that another of her clients ...more »

SF Public Defender Detained By Police After Trying To Intervene With ...
SFistJanuary 29, 2015

SF deputy public defender Jami Tillotson says she was only trying to protect her client's constitutional right to counsel on Tuesday when she was handcuffed and arrested by SFPD officers at the Hall of Justice. SF Public Defender Jeff Adachi is ...more »

San Francisco public defender handcuffed outside court
The San Luis Obispo TribuneJanuary 29, 2015

The San Francisco Chronicle reports (http://bit.ly/1EQibv2) attorney Jami Tillotson was cited Tuesday for misdemeanor resisting or delaying arrest because she allegedly obstructed a police investigation. At a Wednesday press conference, Public Defender ...more »

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