Ron DeSantis Handing Law Firms Millions In Public Dollars To Handle Unnecessary, Symbolic Cases

(Photo by Ronda Churchill/Getty Images) This week, we learned that Florida would be the only state…

2022 Legislation About Public Safety

June 13, 2022  by  Linda Gallagher Category:  Law Enforcement ,  New Legislation and Regulations This blog…

DAs are public prosecutors, not public defenders

In summary When the public perceives that they have elevated criminal-justice reform over their primary duty…

Executive Order on Advancing Effective, Accountable Policing and Criminal Justice Practices to Enhance Public Trust and Public Safety

By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the…

DA Kevin Hayden believes in criminal justice reform and public safety. What’s so bad about that?

It goes against everything Hayden said he stands for. As a Black man, Hayden told me,…

FACT SHEET: President Biden to Sign Historic Executive Order to Advance Effective, Accountable Policing and Strengthen Public Safety

Two years ago, the murder of George Floyd exposed for many what Black and Brown communities…

Law to transition Idaho to statewide public defense system will provide some property tax relief, but not much

“It will be a few million dollars, but when you distribute that across Ada County it’s…

Former L.A. public defender to lead Access to Justice office

WASHINGTON —  During a college internship at the Orange County public defender’s office, Rachel Rossi was sent…

Opinion: I was a public defender for over a decade. KBJ’s empathy is what our highest court needs

And while no justice (or lawyer, or court) will single handedly introduce massive social change in…

Public defenders are the bedrock of our legal system. Tom Cotton damaged that.

Since it seems to have become something of a thing of late, here’s what the Sixth Amendment…