In this installment, our team focuses on why public defenders are leaving the profession, which has created a constitutional crisis in courtrooms and a backlog of cases across the country. Six attorneys in Georgia sit down with InvestigateTV to explain why they blame an agency director for problems in their state.

InvestigateTV continues to expose the consequences of staffing shortages burdening public defender offices across the country. In this installment of the series, our team focuses on the impact on victims and trust in the criminal justice system.

InvestigateTV traveled the country to shed light on a constitutional crisis eroding the public’s trust in the criminal justice system and violating the rights of people accused of crimes. In a three-part series, our team exposes the consequences of the nation’s shortage of public defenders, its impact on victims, why it’s happening, and potential solutions.