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The cop with his arm around the man’s neck, later identified by the victim’s public defender as Officer David Afanador, releases the man after onlookers complain about the chokehold and a fellow officer taps the cop to release his hold.
Brock did not respond to a request for comment, and his public defender could not immediately be reached.Here are some of the people charged since a mob breached the Capitol|Washington Post Staff|January 15, 2021|Washington Post
Among the proposed reforms are expanded staffing to increase oversight and the creation of a pilot public defender office in Kennebec County.Maine Hires Lawyers With Criminal Records to Defend Poor Residents. The Governor Wants Reform.|by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor|October 14, 2020|ProPublica
Maine is the only state in the country with no public defenders.She Was Afraid of Her Lawyer. Then the Text Messages Started.|by Samantha Hogan, The Maine Monitor|October 8, 2020|ProPublica
In Florida, there’s a $100 fee for using a public defender, a $50 fee for applying to use a public defender — even a $100 fee to cover the cost of prosecution — all tacked on at the end of the sentence.In Florida, the Gutting of a Landmark Law Leaves Few Felons Likely to Vote|by Lawrence Mower and Langston Taylor, Miami Herald and Tampa Bay Times|October 7, 2020|ProPublica
When cities started adding chlorine to their water supplies, in the early 1900s, it set off public outcry.
Not to be left behind, progressives in neighboring Wisconsin clamored to join the cutting edge of public health.
Just the hard-on before you shoot unarmed members of the public.'Babylon' Review: The Dumb Lives of Trigger-Happy Cops|Melissa Leon|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Great American leaders have long contributed profound thoughts of tremendous consequence to the public discourse.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Saved from the public gallows, Weeks was virtually exiled from the city, and wound up in Mississippi, where he raised a family.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
As such it is now presented to the public for whatever meed of praise or censure it is found to deserve.
Five of the number had studied with Liszt before, and the young men are artists already before the public.Music-Study in Germany|Amy Fay
Many of these have been seen in the Corcoran Art Gallery and in other public exhibitions.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
It was close upon twelve o'clock, and the "Rooms" had been open to the public for two hours.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
It will be a busy session; and I want to see if I can't become a useful public man.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
British Dictionary definitions for public defender
Cultural definitions for public defender
An attorney who is appointed and paid by a court to defend poor persons who cannot afford a lawyer.