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New Report Finds Public Defender Funding Varies Widely Across PA Counties

Mojtaba Hoseini

The Pennsylvania Constitution requires counties to provide free legal counsel to people charged with a crime. WITF’s Gabriela Martinez reports a new report found that funding for public defender offices varies dramatically by county.

(Original air-date: 11/17/21)

Gabriela Martínez is a Report for America corps member covering race and identity in central Pennsylvania with a focus on the region’s growing Latino community. She is interested in grassroots political movements and covering the discussions happening in underrepresented communities of color.