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Court-Appointed Counsel To Be Regulated By State (access required)

Beginning next summer, court-appointed attorneys for the first time ever will be required to meet minimum standards of training and experience. Also for the first time, court-appointed lawyers will be overseen by a regulatory agency. The Virginia Public Defender Commission, which previously oversaw only state-funded PD offices, will be replaced by a new body called the ...

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