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August 17, 2014 6:21 PM

Missouri’s public defense lawyers are overworked, bar association study finds

Missouri’s publicly funded criminal defense lawyers do not have enough time to effectively represent their poor clients, raising ominous constitutional questions for the state, a new study by the nation’s largest lawyers group has concluded.

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