17 February 2005

Another Year - Another Failure to Pay

I wish I could say that I'm surprised that Virginia's General Assembly is once again refusing to fund indigent defense.

3 comments:

Gideon said...

That's just sad. I do not understand this refusal to honor Gideon and equate prosecutors and public defenders, enabling attorneys to provide competent representation.

SavannahDad said...

Wow. Here in the great state of Oklahoma, the PD's get paid much more than the ADA's.

Anonymous said...

Well, in the Commonwealth of Virginia we have correctly ordered priorities. We like to punish the guilty.