NYLJ: Judge Approves Criminal Defense Settlement

NYLJ: Judge Approves Criminal Defense Settlement: A state judge has signed off on the settlement of a lawsuit challenging inadequate legal representation of indigent criminal defendants in five of New York’s 57 upstate counties in violation of the U.S. Supreme…

RIP: Monroe Freedman

From one list serv: “Monroe spoke and wrote with clarity about the ethical obligations of our breed of warriors.” And: “Monroe was the defense lawyer’s ethicist. He was there, sometimes alone among his peers, to support us in the zealous…