What Now for the Indigent Defense Crisis? US Supreme Court Denies Weis Petition Without Comment

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Yesterday, without comment, the United States Supreme Court denied the petition filed by Georgia Death Row inmate Jamie Ryan Weis. 

This is shocking. 

This is very bad news.  Weve written about the Weis case before, including links to the amicus brief filed by a stellar list of Georgia legal scholars, fighting for justice in the indigent defense crisis facing Georgia (and the country) today - and the spotlight that coverage by the New York Times’ Adam Liptak was providing.

 

A Missed Opportunity or a Dodge?

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