Harris, Richard
April 1973
New Yorker;4/21/1973, Vol. 49 Issue 9, p44
The article presents a personal narrative of a visit to criminal courts in Boston, Massachusetts, in order to observe the impact of Supreme Court decisions which required the provision of free legal counsel to defendants. One effect is that many state and local government agencies have been established because private lawyers have now been swamped with cases. A visit to the Massachusetts Defenders Committee is described.


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