A Windsor lawyer and a law professor predict more vulnerable people charged with crimes — whether they’re guilty or not — will be spending more time in jail, and local courts will become further clogged after the province announced cost-cutting changes to bail hearing assistance for the poor.

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Premier Doug Ford pledged publicly that nobody who needs legal aid will be denied, but Ottawa lawyer Michael Spratt has been tweeting (@mspratt) details almost daily about just his own clients who are being denied.

Read Doug Schmidt’s full story: Windsor Star 

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