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Victory! Michigan Turns the Corner on Public Defense Reform

Victory! Michigan Turns the Corner on Public Defense Reform

By Tanya Greene, Advocacy and Policy Counsel, ACLU at 4:55pm
Hooray for Michigan! We now have a reason to cheer for Michigan that has nothing to do with the prowess of its sports teams. Last month, the Michigan legislature passed bills creating its first-ever statewide public defense system and, today, Governor Rick Snyder signed the bills into law.
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