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Wednesday, January 25, 2006

VA: The Lowest Paid State for Court-Appointed Defense

"In Virginia, court-appointed attorneys earn $90 an hour for criminal cases, but payments stop after a set number of hours, which varies depending on what their client is charged with."  These caps make Virginia the state paying the least to court appointed defense attorneys. Story from NACDL.com. . . [Mark Godsey]

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Someone has to be lowest.

Posted by: Smitty | Jan 26, 2006 11:09:30 AM

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