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May 9, 2019

No public defense for Campbell Co. misdemeanors

GILLETTE (WNE) — The Wyoming Public Defenders Office notified Circuit Court judges Wednesday that its attorneys will no longer represent people charged with misdemeanors in Campbell County until more attorneys are hired.

The action was effective Wednesday even before a letter of notification was delivered to judges at the end of the business day.

Public defenders represent people who can’t otherwise afford an attorney to represent them in court.

State Public Defender Diane M. Lozano said public defenders in Campbell County can no longer r...

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