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Washington County Circuit Court is unveiling a Wingspan 3 specialty court to try and address a backlog of cases where defendants do not have attorneys assigned by the court. 

More than 100 criminal defendants in Washington County do not have court-appointed attorneys assigned to their case — further evidence of the impact of a mounting public defender crisis in Oregon.

To address this backlog, the Washington County Circuit Court is rolling out its third specialty court docket system in three years.

 

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