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VCCDA Will Sue Over Fees For Appointed Attorneys (access required)

Citing his frustration with state legislators, the head of the Virginia College of Criminal Defense Attorneys has disclosed that the group intends to sue the Commonwealth of Virginia to compel the payment of higher fees for court-appointed counsel in criminal cases. "We are exploring litigation so that the state can meet its constitutional obligation to provide ...