The Exchange 09.15.23: Iowa's shortage of court-appointed attorneys means some defendants and crime victims have a long wait for justice; New book details 100 years of Knoepfler Chevrolet
This week on The Exchange, the long wait for some defendants in Iowa who need court-appointed attorneys to handle their cases.
We talk with Orange City lawyer Michael Jacobsma, who works as a court-appointed attorney in the Third Judicial District.
We also talk with District Judge Patrick, chief of the 3rd Judicial District, about the need for changes in Iowa’s court-appointed defense system.
We are in the middle of Celebrate Siouxland week, which honors the Latino community and aims to bring all the people of Siouxland together.
We talk with Olga Guevara, the executive director of the nonprofit Unity in Action, about the event's activities. The event takes place through Sunday in South Sioux City.
And we talk with longtime journalist and local historian Joanne Fox about her new book about Knoepfler Chevrolet, See the USA: 100 Years of Chevrolet in Sioux City.
And we have another Small Wonder from Jim Schaap on the world of the buffalo.