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The Importance of Legal Counsel in Pretrial Justice

Feb. 18, 2016 , 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
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    The Importance of Legal Counsel in Pretrial Justice

    Individuals who are held in jail before trial have been shown to have worse outcomes, from higher risk of unemployment to greater risk of reoffending.   Providing counsel as soon as possible for a person has been arrested or detained can help ensure that low-risk individuals are not held simply because they cannot afford bail, which saves counties money and mitigates the detrimental effects of detention.  Hear from several counties about how they provide counsel at the earliest opportunity and the benefits they have seen from this practice.

    Individuals who are held in jail before trial have been shown to have worse outcomes, from higher risk of unemployment to greater risk of reoffending.   Providing counsel as soon as possible for a person has been arrested or detained can hel
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