top of page
  • bennettandbennett

PDs and Private Lawyers: More Interplay

Those who are released on bail [I think Hartley and his colleagues mean “released on recognizance”] and represented by a private attorney are twice as [they got it right this time] likely to be incarcerated as those released on bail [again, “recognizance”] but being represented by the public defender.

This is an interesting fact.

Recall what I’ve written about the plight of the working poor. Is it possible that those released on their own recognizance and hiring lawyers get a worse result because they are forced to hire a class of lawyer that is not representative of the private bar in general?


Recent Posts

See All

Under section 46.05(a)(3) of the Texas Penal Code, it is a felony to possess, manufacture, transport, repair, or sell a "prohibited weapon," including a chemical dispensing device. Chemical dispensing

What is Online Solicitation of a Minor? Online Solicitation of a Minor is one of two offenses created by sections 33.021(b) and 33.021(c) of the Texas Penal Code: Sec. 33.021. ONLINE SOLICITATION OF

Facing drug-possession charges can be a harrowing experience with potentially severe consequences. To navigate the complex legal system and protect your rights, you'll need a top drug-possession lawye

bottom of page