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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 . . [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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