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Right to an attorney

Local public defenders, with different backgrounds and experiences, united by challenge, camaraderie

August 18, 2013
By Phil Ray ( , The Altoona Mirror

The sounds of the early morning in the Blair County Central Court building last Wednesday included the echo of filing cabinets clicking open and slamming shut, conversation and a bit of humor and camaraderie as four assistant public defenders began their day representing clients who are indigent, meaning they can't afford to hire a private attorney.

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