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  • Where can I learn more about the use of DNA to exonerate inmates postconviction?
    Information on the use of DNA to exonerate inmates postconviction can be found on the Postconviction... Read More
    Last Updated: October 29, 2016

  • How do I obtain an immigration lawyer?
    To obtain an immigration lawyer, visit the Immigration Lawyer Search section of the American Immigra... Read More
    Last Updated: October 31, 2016

  • Do you have data on indigent defense services?
    Data on indigent defense is available on the Indigent Defense Systems section of the Bureau of Justi... Read More
    Last Updated: June 27, 2013

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  • Waiver of Counsel in Juvenile Court, NIJ-Sponsored, May 2019, NCJ 253015. (42 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Evaluating the Effect of Holistic Indigent Defense on Criminal Justice Outcomes, NIJ-Sponsored, December 2018, NCJ 252687. (11 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • The Role of Indigent Defense for Defendants With Mental Health Disorders, NIJ-Sponsored, April 2017, NCJ 251952. (27 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • John R. Justice Loan Repayment Program: Impact Report, BJA-Sponsored, December 2016, NCJ 250503. (5 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • State-Administered Indigent Defense Systems, 2013, BJS, November 2016, NCJ 250249. (29 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF (Full Report)   PDF (Summary)   TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • White House Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable: Civil Legal Aid Research Workshop Report, NIJ, February 2016, NCJ 249776. (62 pages).
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