No money for capital defense?

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(Criminal justice news that could use a second look.)

Pennsylvania counties will take part in the Stepping Up Initiative, an initiative that aims to safely reduce the number of people with mental illness in Pa. jails. Photo from The Inquirer.
  • The Daily News: “Rendell, calling DA’s Office ‘in crisis,’ endorses Khan in Democratic primary”
  • The Inquirer: “Can Pennsylvania find a way out for thousands of mentally ill inmates languishing in county jails?”



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