Comments for: Judiciary Committee recommends $1.85M go to lawyers representing poor Mainers

Posted Jan. 29, 2013, at 6:08 p.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Legislature’s Judiciary Committee on Tuesday unanimously recommended the state commission that pays attorneys to defend low-income Mainers be given an additional $1.85 million so it can pay lawyers through June. The Indigent Legal Defense Commission is responsible for paying attorneys who represent poor people charged with …

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