Criminal Defense News

Can a defendant have a public-funded lawyer and a private one?

It’s right there in the Sixth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution: In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall enjoy the right to have the assistance of counsel for his defense.

That means, of course, that if a defendant in a felony case can’t pay for a lawyer, one gets appointed and the public…

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Stephen G. Cline

Stephen G. Cline

Stephen grew up in Sacramento and pursued a degree from California State University at Sacramento. After graduation he worked in a group home caring for violent, suicidal and/or abused children. Though that and other personal experiences, Stephen brings unparalleled service to potentiality catastrophic situations. Learn more about Stephen and connect with him today!
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