Criminal Justice Meltdown: Facing Financial Crisis, Louisiana Public Defender System Will Shut Down

 

Louisiana’s fiscal crisis is a criminal justice nightmare, possibly signalling the end of public defense lawyers for the poor. Bobby Jindal, the former governor of Louisiana, was once a bright Brown star in the Republican Party that quickly faded away, along with all the Bayou State’s money.  Louisiana is broke, with a $1 billion surplus …

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