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Snyder signs indigent defense law

Michigan Governor Rick Snyder holds a news conference to talk about why he signed into law, earlier in the day, right-to-work laws in Lansin
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder holds a news conference to talk about why he signed into law, earlier in the day, right-to-work laws in Lansin

LANSING (WKZO) -- Poor people arrested and charged with crimes in Michigan will get a better shot at decent legal counsel-- that's Governor Snyder's opinion of a new law he signed Monday to overhaul the indigent defense system in the state, saying it's been a problem for "far too long."  The new law creates a 16 member commission that will come up with and enforce the standards for legal representation across Michigan.

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