Miami Public Defender, Citing Budget, To Refuse Most Felony Cases

The Miami-Dade Public Defender plans to begin turning away thousands of cases in the coming weeks, arguing it is so short-staffed and underfunded that attorneys can’t effectively cover their assigned cases, the Miami Herald reports. ”We’re dancing as fast as we can. We can’t keep this up. We don’t have any alternative,” Public Defender Bennett
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