States Spend Less on Defense for Poor.

By |2014-07-18T15:31:31+00:00July 18th, 2014|Legal Blog, legalaid, legalnews|

State spending on legal defense for the poor slumped in recent years, as court budgets felt the pinch from the financial crisis, according to a new study by the Justice Department’s research arm. The $2.2 billion spent on indigent defense in fiscal 2012, the most recent year studied, was the lowest in five years, the Bureau of Justice [...]