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Public Defender issues report on area police

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The Monroe County Public Defender’s Office has sent a report to local police agencies in an effort to assist them in the state-mandated effort to reform law enforcement agencies. Each year, the Monroe County Public Defender’s Office represents, on average, ...

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Nominations sought for two criminal defense attorney awards

The deadlines are approaching for nominations for two prestigious awards for criminal defense lawyers presented by the Monroe County Public Defender’s Office. Nominations are being sought for The Award for Excellence in Indigent Adult Representation in Family Court and the ...

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

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

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 ...

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