Attorney Steve Hattori talks Supreme Court Ruling on Gideon v. Wainwright, Bill No. 33-37 to Raise Salary for Criminal Defense Attorneys–AG Doug Moylan Responds, with Patti
Written by Jeremie Charfauros on March 17, 2023
Executive Director of Public Defender Service Corporation, Attorney Steve Hattori speaks to Patti on the eve of the U.S. Supreme Court decision on Gideon v. Wainwright, a landmark decision which would provide legal counsel to individuals convicted of a crime who could not afford to hire their own attorneys. Hattori goes on to comment on Bill No. 33-37, which would increase the salary of criminal defense attorneys next year, prompting Attorney General of Guam, Doug Moylan, to call in and respond.