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Chief justice’s sweeping new orders on criminal cases could do more harm than good, critics say

Thursday, April 2, 2020   (0 Comments)
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“About the worst place you can be in a ... pandemic is locked up in a jail or prison,” said Stephen Munkelt, executive director of California Attorneys for Criminal Justice, a statewide organization of criminal defense lawyers.

"We’re concerned about our clients being held longer, without getting the hearings they are entitled to in a speedy fashion,” he said.

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