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Minor Crimes, Massive Waste: The Terrible Toll of America's Broken Misdemeanor Courts - NACDL 2009 

08-21-2016 23:36

This report analyzes misdemeanor courts in the United States and the issues within them due to a hike in misdemeanor cases. Problems include overwhelming caseloads for public defenders, lack of proper representation for defendants, wrongful incarceration, and wasted taxpayer dollars. Recommendations and best practices are provided.

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