1997-08-20 - Re: An end to “court appointed attorneys”

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From: Patrick Oonk <patrick@atro.pine.nl>
To: tcmay@got.net (Tim May)
Message Hash: 151f630aa4554bc29ac9385e09fcb82f0c38ceefa57a5303a4c247b7f973ea8a
Message ID: <199708201735.TAA08719@atro.pine.nl>
Reply To: <v03102800b020ce21f94c@[]>
UTC Datetime: 1997-08-20 17:42:51 UTC
Raw Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 01:42:51 +0800

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From: Patrick Oonk <patrick@atro.pine.nl>
Date: Thu, 21 Aug 1997 01:42:51 +0800
To: tcmay@got.net (Tim May)
Subject: Re: An end to "court appointed attorneys"
In-Reply-To: <v03102800b020ce21f94c@[]>
Message-ID: <199708201735.TAA08719@atro.pine.nl>
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> First off, I don't believe _anyone_ should ever have a "court-appointed
> attorney." We don't believe people should get state-subsidized food, or
> shelter, or medical care, and so on....or at least most of us don't. So why
> the big exception for hiring attorneys?

Maybe for the simple reason that some people might not have the money to
defend themselves ?

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