Michigan Legislature Considers Public Defense Overhall

click here. To read the Michigan Campaign for Justice’s official statement concerning the bill, click here.
Yesterday, Representative Constan and Representative Amash introduced historic public defense reform legislation (House Bill 5676) in the Michigan State House of Representatives. Michigan has been in the national spotlight for failing to uphold the right to effective defense reform. This legislation will take the necessary steps to bring about long overdue reforms. To read House Bill 5676,