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With 21 public defender vacancies in Shelby County, chief pleads for more funding

This story has been republished with permission from Tennessee Lookout. Read the original story here. Shelby County’s Public Defender’s Office struggles to hire and retain staff because experienced attorneys working as public defenders make far less than most attorneys in the state, said Chief Public Defender Phyllis Aluko on Wednesday. During the Shelby County Budget […]