City's Plan to Assign Conflict Cases to Institutional Providers Upheld
Acting Supreme Court Justice Anil Singh ruled yesterday that New York City may proceed with plans to assign to institutional providers, such as the Legal Aid Society, as many as 44,000 conflict cases a year which up to now have been handled for indigent criminal defendants by individual private lawyers.
By Daniel Wise|January 05, 2011 at 12:00 AM
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A state court judge in Manhattan ruled yesterday that New York City may proceed with plans to assign to institutional providers, such as the Legal Aid Society, as many as 44,000 conflict cases a year that up to now have been handled for indigent criminal defendants by individual private lawyers.
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