Four attorneys who perform court-appointed representation in Philadelphia County and a few of their clients sued the City of Philadelphia, the Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, Mayor Michael Nutter, Judge C. Darnell Jones, II, and Judge D. Webster Keogh for civil-rights violations on April 10, 2008, for inadequate funding for court-appointed counsel in Philadelphia County. The lawsuit was filed by Attorney Samuel C. Stretton, Esq., on behalf of the four lawyers and seeks declaratory judgment and injunctive relief. To read more about this lawsuit on ALM’s Legal Blog Watch, click here.
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