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The Monroe County Public Defender's Office 2015 annual report shows a continuing decline in caseload.
The Monroe County Public Defender's Office 2015 annual report shows a continuing decline in caseload.

Public Defender caseload trending down, funding for 24-hour arraignment coverage uncertain

The most significant news in the Monroe County Public Defender’s 2015 annual report is the implementation of a program to provide around-the-clock representation to indigent clients in all courts. But it’s unclear whether the new New York state budget, due to be approved by April 1, will continue the funding needed to continue what is called ...