When Miles Gerety took over the state public defender's office in Danbury, Conn., about three years ago, there were six lawyers. Today, that number is four. And so, believing that budget cuts are hampering his ability to provide the best possible representation, Gerety has decided to retire, rather than continuing to make do with less.
Public Defender Resigns Over Lack of Resources
The Connecticut Law Tribune
March 15, 2013