It appeared to be an innocuous bill aimed at ensuring indigent criminal defendants are appointed capable attorneys in a timely manner.
But when state trial judges got a look at the heavily amended SB 247, sponsored by Sen. Rodney Ellis and passed late in the legislative session, it caused a judicial uproar.
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