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Court-Appointed Attorneys Will Be Getting Meager Raise (access required)

(AP) - The additional $2 million the General Assembly approved to pay court-appointed attorneys does little to improve Virginia's miserly indigent defense system, lawyers and advocates say. Attorneys appointed to represent poor defendants at taxpayer expense will be paid $4 to $64 more, depending on the type of case, when the revised fee schedule takes effect ...

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