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Indigent Defense Services in Large Counties, 1999

NCJ Number
184932
Author(s)
Carol J. DeFrances Ph.D.; Marika F. X. Litras Ph.D.
Date Published
November 2000
Length
11 pages
Publication Series
Annotation
This bulletin contains data regarding indigent defense services in large counties during the year 1999.
Abstract

This report details the methods by which criminal indigent defense is delivered in the Nation's 100 most populous counties. It compares the operating expenditures, staffing and caseload of public defender, assigned counsel, and contract services used in these counties. The criminal indigent defense programs examined in the report primarily handled felony criminal cases at the trial level.

Date Created: December 18, 2009