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Posted by: Stacey Shrader Joslin on Dec 3, 2013

Assistant District Attorney General Steve Smith has announced his intention to run in the Republican primary for Hamilton County public defender. Smith says his experience working with the criminally accused, victims, witnesses and law enforcement has impressed on him the need for a properly functioning criminal justice system. He also says a renewed commitment to the constitutional guarantees of a speedy and fair trial and the assistance of counsel are needed. Chattanoogan.com has more on his candidacy and background.