What the hell can the Constitution possibly mean to Denise Lockett, who has an IQ of 62 and no idea why she is in a prison cell? Her court-appointed attorney, together with another lawyer, Ernie Sheffield, "handled more than 650 felony cases . . . in the South Georgia Circuit last year," reports The Atlanta Constitution.
The editorial ends: "The kind of justice poor defendants get is nothing short of a crime." That's the case in this city too, as Rudy Giuliani keeps weakening the Legal Aid Society.