Public defender system reaching critical caseload
December 13, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CSTJenean Thompson, right, discusses possible sentences with Vanessa Bennett, at the Boone County Jail on Thursday. "Everyone has a constitutional right to adequate legal representation," Thompson said about the rising caseloads of public defenders. "But 'adequate' just isn't good enough for me."
RELATED STORIES: Public defender system reaching critical caseload