MON PM Update: State bar warns attorney shortage could lead to constitutional crisis

Exclusively for WisPolitics Subscribers From ... -- The State Bar of Wisconsin is calling the shortage of prosecutors and public defenders a "constitutional crisis" that could lead to the erosion of the right to a fair and speedy trial. While the State Bar in a press release notes the issues "has been percolating for years," it also notes Dodge County DA Kurt Klomberg's resignation earlier this month underscores the problem. "District Attorneys across the state have either staff shortages or positions they are unable to fill as salaries have not kept pace with the...

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