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NCJ Number: NCJ 179023     Find in a Library
Title: Defense Counsel in Criminal Cases
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  Agency Summary: Agency Summary 
Author(s): Caroline W. Harlow Ph.D.
Date Published: 11/2000
Page Count: 12
  Series: BJS Special Reports
  Annotation: This Special Report examines issues of legal representation for defendants in Federal district court and large local jurisdictions, and inmates in local jails and Federal and State prison.
Abstract: It also briefly describes types of publicly financed programs available to both Federal and local defendants. Data are from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts Federal Defender Services (1994-1998), 1998 Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts Criminal Master File, BJS State Court Processing Statistics (1992, 1994, and 1996), BJS National Survey of State Court Prosecutors (1990, 1992, and 1994), 1996 Survey of Inmates in Local Jails, and 1997 Surveys of Inmates in State and Federal Correctional Facilities. 11/00. Tables, appendix
Main Term(s): Statistics
Index Term(s): Defense counsel ; Sentencing/Sanctions ; Prosecutors ; State courts ; Pretrial release ; Public defenders ; Drug offenders ; Pro se defense ; Courts
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Type: Statistics
Country: United States of America
Language: English
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