Minn. public defenders seek to reduce caseloads

September 15, 2010 at 1:00 pm in Worthington Daily Globe

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Public defenders in Minnesota said Wednesday they are stretched too thin, and they have asked the State Judicial Council to help reduce their caseloads by moving nonviolent crimes, such as petty theft and misdemeanor trespassing, out of the courtroom. Continue Reading