Federal defenders face deep cuts, delays in cases

Mar 24, 2013 Full story: WJLA-TV Arlington

The lawyers who defend the nation's poor in federal courts across the country are grappling with budget cuts they say will decimate their offices, delay criminal cases and jeopardize the fairness of the criminal justice system.

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Winnemucca, NV

#1 Mar 24, 2013
Could be a semper fit over bryers icesrceam......just tri it....

Since: Mar 09

The Left Coast

#2 Mar 24, 2013
In January, Obama took 2% of every single working persons paycheck, and we were told it was for our own good. Funny how the government can't find 5% without falling apart and it doesn't even affect their paycheck. Ask federal employees to either find the waste or we’ll take the 5% from their paycheck and see how fast they can find ways to cut.

Winnemucca, NV

#3 Mar 24, 2013
Is at a mouse riding on the back of a bull frog? Hoping for a quantum leap or coffee icecream?

Since: Dec 07

Athens, TX

#4 Mar 24, 2013
Damn, federal prosecuters will probably be required to cut their three hour lunch times down to two!! OMG!
Bob Burns

Kunming, China

#5 Mar 24, 2013
"Fairness of the legal system"?

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