Capital Tonight: Raise for Assigned Counsel Protect Right to Due Process

July 29, 2022

July 27, 2022 – Attorneys and activists who help clients who cannot afford access to counsel say the pay increase will deepen the type of legal representation available within the assigned system, helping low-income and minority groups to access higher quality representation.


Joanna Davis, a managing attorney with the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York’s office in Saratoga Springs, said the pay hike will help protect a person’s right to due process regardless of whether they can afford counsel.


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