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American Civil Liberaties Union lawsuit accuses DeKalb County of targeting the poor with court fine collection practices

...money, his resources or his job prospects, and neither clearly explained to him that he had the right to a court-appointed attorney and that he might be eligible for a fee waiver for such an attorney, the lawsuit says.He was sentenced to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2015-01-29/amercian-civil-liberit
Justice still sought in 1944 execution of 14-year-old George Stinney Jr.

...were going to make it where he was going to say whatever they wanted him to say," McKenzie said.Stinney's court-appointed attorney was a tax commissioner preparing for a Statehouse run, and 1944 was an election year. Stinney supporters think...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-09-28/justice-still-sought-1944-exe
Former mental patient serves as own attorney in assault trial

...Although Ogletree was hospitalized in the mental health facility, he refused all attempts by private and court-appointed attorneys to undergo a mental evaluation before trial.Ogletree repeatedly rejected defense attorneys' advice and insisted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-06-03/former-mental-patient-
Brown trustee pays up, quits

...Mr. Brown's estate might be broke. The court-appointed attorneys who are helping settle the estate told other...will - and as trustee of the two trusts.The court-appointed attorneys, Adele Pope and Robert Buchanan, had accused...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/08/11/met_139284.shtml
Dogfighting sting nets 12 arrests; 367 dogs seized

...commit cruelty to our animals and to our children," U.S. Attorney George Beck said at a news conference.Court-appointed attorneys for some of the defendants said they plan to plead not guilty Wednesday.The defendants are charged with conspiring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-08-26/dogfighting-sting-nets-12-arr
Death penalty becomes option after trial delayed

...Superior Court Judge Michael Annis on Tuesday to charges of murder and would have received life in prison.Her court-appointed attorneys, however, requested the case be continued until February -- saying they have inadequate resources to represent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2010-11-16/death-penalty-becomes-
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Man sentenced to life in grandma's beating death

...his grandmother in the head with a glass tabletop and a microwave oven. He made it clear up front with his court-appointed attorney that he wanted to plead guilty.Lockett, 22, made no statement Thursday as he received a sentence of life...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2011-06-30/man-sentenced-life-grandmas-b
Justices to hear case of private probation firm

...took prescription medication for mental health. After two days in jail, Ms. Harrelson waived her right to a court-appointed attorney because she didn't have $50 for the public defender's application fee, Mr. Long said. She pleaded guilty...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/20/met_548821.shtml
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Minn. judge rules teen must see cancer doctor

...tumor X-rayed. Up until then, Rodenberg wrote, the family was seeking second opinions and alternatives. A court-appointed attorney for Daniel, Philip Elbert, called the decision unfortunate. "I feel it's a blow to families," he said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/05/16/rel_524141.shtml
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Singer's possessions go up for sale Thursday -- maybe

...through 329. Christie's was hired earlier this year to auction off the music legend's belongings after the court-appointed attorneys trying to settle his estate warned that they needed money to pay legal bills and estate taxes. Although Mr...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/07/13/met_465484.shtml
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