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Resource ID: #20747
Subject: Lawyers
Source: Cleveland Plain Dealer
Date: November 23, 24



The story reveals how Cuyahoga county's judges have become heavily dependent on campaign contributions from the hundreds of lawyers assigned to represent the poor- and who share millions of dollars in tax refund fees for doing it. The Dealer also details one particular story of a judge who diverted scores of cases over the past three years and authorized more than $1,000 in questionable fees to a single lawyer.

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