Philadelphia Defendants With Court-Appointed Lawyers Fare Worse In Murder Trials, Study Says | | Joseph A. Slobodzian and Nancy Phillips | 12/18/11

According to a review of cases of 3,157 Philadelphians charged with murder from 1994 to 2005, find significant disparity between conviction rates/ life sentences of those represented by public defenders versus those represented by court appointed lawyers.

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