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ASSISTANT PUBLIC DEFENDER
WINSTON A. PETERS

Defenders must address underlying causes of criminality

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JennyPoor defendants deserve good clothes, too

“You have the right to an attorney … if you cannot afford an attorney, one will be appointed to you.”

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IN THE NEWS

11/5/14: Prop 47 passes. Our office will soon be able to answer questions regarding what this passage means to our clients.

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9/27/14: Governor Brown signed into law

AB2124 – in short, this bill (beginning January 1st) will allow Los Angeles judges to offer formal diversion on most first time misdemeanor cases (and some misdemeanor cases where the most recent conviction was ten years prior).

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