The Community will provide the agreement that it has maintained since 2008 with the Murcia Bar Association with 30,000 euros, 50 percent more than in the previous year, to enable the provision of the Penitentiary Legal Service in the center of Campos del Río, as has been done to date in Sangonera la Verde.
This was announced by the Minister of the Presidency, Pedro Rivera, on the occasion of the commemoration of the Day of Free Justice and the Office Time, which he described as "an opportunity to give visibility, value and disseminate the fundamental work they are doing throughout Spain. the more than 51,300 public defenders, 1,053 at the Colegio de Murcia, which allow a constitutional right to be enforced during all hours of the day every day of the year. "
On the extension of the Penitentiary Legal Service Rivera noted that "it is an act of justice, which is materialized in more people served through a public service essential for the defense of the rights of the most disadvantaged, which guarantees the effectiveness of constitutional principles of freedom, equality and access to justice. "
For a decade, this service has provided more than 12,300 assistances and 550 services to 2,400 inmates, with an investment by the Ministry of the Presidency of 180,000 euros.
The regional government, through the Ministry of the Presidency, "thus enforces the mandate that we have from the Constitution and the Statute of Autonomy to ensure the proper exercise of fundamental rights and public freedoms," he said. counselor, who also praised "the professional work, of great social and human reach, developed by the lawyers assigned to this service".