About 25 public defenders filled a courtroom in the Jackson County Circuit Court Thursday to support Ruth Petsch, the head of the Kansas City public defender’s office, as she argued to a judge that her office couldn’t take any more cases.
About 25 public defenders filled a courtroom in the Jackson County Circuit Court Thursday to support Ruth Petsch, the head of the Kansas City public defender’s office, as she argued to a judge that her office couldn’t take any more cases. -
About 25 public defenders filled a courtroom in the Jackson County Circuit Court Thursday to support Ruth Petsch, the head of the Kansas City public defender’s office, as she argued to a judge that her office couldn’t take any more cases. -

KC public defenders say high caseloads mean losing their licenses, going to jail, or quitting

October 19, 2017 06:37 PM