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Counties Bear the Expense of Capital Murder Trials

The Hillsboro Reporter, in Hill County, Texas, features an important article about the cost of capital murder trials and the impact these cases might have on the county budget. The article notes that “this time last year, the county was facing two capital murder trials with court-appointed lawyers as budget time approached,” and that this […]

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West Texas Regional Public Defender for Capital Cases May Get Expansion

A Lubbock based capital defense office submitted an application for t $7.65 million grant from the Texas Task Force on Indigent Defense to increase the work of the West Texas Regional Defender for Capital Cases. According to an article by the Avalanche Journal an approved application would expand the West Texas based office to be […]