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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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  • 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).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Putting Public Safety First: 13 Parole Supervision Strategies To Enhance Reentry Outcomes,  BJA-Sponsored, December 2008, NCJ 249738. (72 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • National Institute of Justice Topical Working Group Meeting on Right to Counsel and Indigent Defense: Meeting Notes, March 16-17, 2015,  NIJ, March 2015, NCJ 248692. (101 pages).
    PDF  NCJRS Abstract   

  • Indigent Defense Services in the United States, FY 2008-2012,  BJS, July 2014, NCJ 246683. (44 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

  • State Government Indigent Defense Expenditures, FY 2008-2012,  BJS, July 2014, NCJ 246684. (6 pages).
    Agency Abstract   PDF  TEXT  NCJRS Abstract   

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