Senate Hearing Eyes State Role in Training of Pa. Defenders

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Five decades after the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Gideon v. Wainwright decision, Pennsylvania is the only state in the nation that fails to assist counties in fulfilling the ruling's mandate, state Sen. Stewart J. Greenleaf, R-Montgomery, told colleagues Tuesday at a state Capitol hearing on criminal defense for the indigent.

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