Show-Me EPIC Public Defender Wait List

Access to justice continues to lag in Missouri in this ongoing legal problem that's nowhere closer to being solved . . . Read more:

Lawsuit: 4,600 on Missouri public defender 'wait lists'

KANSAS CITY, MO (AP) -- Civil rights advocates filed a lawsuit to end Missouri's use of public defender "wait lists," a practice they contend deprives thousands of people of their right to court-appointed counsel.