Tag: public defenders

Ted Deutch, Kamala Harris Want More Federal Funds for Public Defenders During Coronavirus Pandemic

Back in May, U.S. Rep. Ted Deutch, D-Fla., and U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., brought out the “Ensuring Quality Access to Legal Defense (EQUAL Defense) Act” which, they insist, will “support public defenders in representing defendants unable to afford legal representation on their own.”