Big Fees for the Big Easy's Poorest Defendants

NPR's recent investigative special series, Guilty and Charged, explored the use of fees charged to criminal defendants across the country, which has "created a system of justice that targets the poor." 

Reporter Joe Shapiro spoke with Chief Defender Derwyn Bunton on the way New Orleans' poorest defendants are charged for their public defender. Listen to the report here

The entire powerful series, Guilty and Charged, can be found here

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