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New Whatcom County lawyer helps case backlog

4 defendants remain in jail without attorney

A photo through the window looking into where inmates are kept. There are phones on the walls on the right, a table with chairs in the center, and red stairways that lead to the green doors hosting cells.
Whatcom County officials are likely to propose a November ballot measure that would fund construction of a new jail. County leaders cite inhumane conditions in the existing downtown jail, located next to the courthouse. (Hailey Hoffman/Cascadia Daily News)
By Ralph Schwartz Staff Reporter
What Whatcom County’s lead public defender called “a violation” of inmates’ rights in early

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