Improving? PAO boasts a 75-percent winning rate in criminal cases
Public Attorney’s Office chief Persida Acosta on Tuesday claimed that the number of litigants who are mostly indigents who sought PAO’s assistance have grown from 7.5 million in 2014 to 13.3 million in 2018.
Also, Acosta announced that PAO lawyers have a satisfactory 75-percent winning rate in criminal cases in the past years.
Furthermore, she added that PAO secured some 170,000 acquittals since 2008.