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Indigent Defense Services in the United States, FY 2008-2012

NCJ Number
246683
Author(s)
Stephen D. Owens; Elizabeth Accetta; Jennifer J. Charles; Samantha E. Shoemaker
Date Published
July 2014
Length
44 pages
Publication Series
Annotation
This Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) report describes the indigent defense system for each state and the District of Columbia, including information on administration, methods of operation, and funding.
Abstract

Describes the indigent defense system for each state and the District of Columbia, including information on administration, methods of operation, and funding. It provides both direct and intergovernmental indigent defense expenditures of state governments for fiscal years 2008 through 2012, and presents some local government expenditures aggregated at the state level. The report uses administrative data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Government Finance Survey and available data from state government budget and appropriation documents. This is a companion report to State Government Indigent Defense Expenditures, FY 2008–2012 - Updated.

Date Created: July 17, 2014