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Indigent Defense Study Bill is UP TOMORROW in House Rules Subcommittee!

It is urgent if you are so inclined to contact the following delegates on the Studies Subcommittee of House Rules and ask them (politely of course!) to report the indigent defense study bill (remember it is amended to just study a statewide appellate defender’s office!)

Here are the members of the Studies subcommittee:


House Rules
Sub-Committee: Studies


Knight (Chairman), Landes, Ware, Orrock, Spruill, Plum

So let ’em know – we need to expand indigent defense and this is a good vehicle to find out more about what we in Virginia can do and should do in that regard.

About Elwood Sanders

Elwood "Sandy" Sanders is a Hanover attorney who is an Appellate Procedure Consultant for Lantagne Legal Printing and has written ten scholarly legal articles. Sandy was also Virginia's first Appellate Defender and also helped bring curling in VA! (None of these titles imply any endorsement of Sanders’ views)

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