Some La. Defendants Jailed For Year With No Lawyer

Criminal defendants in Louisiana’s Calcasieu Parish who can’t afford private attorneys often languish for months in jail, in some cases more than a year, without talking to a lawyer, charges a new lawsuit. The New Orleans Times-Picayune reports that the class-action case against Gov. Kathleen Blanco and the state legislature says the parish public defender’s
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