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Editor: Kevin Cole
Univ. of San Diego School of Law

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

"Private attorneys in death penalty cases create dilemmas for judges, public defenders"

From The Indiana Lawyer, via the NACDL news scan:

After spending much of the pretrial conference questioning the defense attorney about her caseload, ability to retain co-counsel and the expenses related to hiring an investigator and mitigation specialist, Marion Superior Judge Sheila Carlisle concluded by describing the situation taking place in her courtroom.

“This is uncharted territory,” she said.

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