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NCJ Number: 148590 Find in a Library
Title: Directory of Legal Aid and Defender Offices in the United States and Territories, 1993/94
Corporate Author: National Legal Aid and Defender Assoc
United States of America
Project Director: M L Herman
Date Published: 1993
Page Count: 241
Sponsoring Agency: National Legal Aid and Defender Assoc
Washington, DC 20036
Sale Source: National Legal Aid and Defender Assoc
1140 Connecticut Avenue NW
Suite 900
Washington, DC 20036
United States of America
Type: Directory
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This directory provides a comprehensive listing of organizations that provide legal assistance on civil and criminal matters to persons unable to afford legal counsel, as well as organizations that provide a variety of support services to legal aid and indigent defense offices.
Abstract: Programs providing services related to special needs are also included; topics include AIDS/HIV law, capital punishment, disabilities, elderly, environmental advocacy, the rights of homosexuals, American Indian rights, veterans legal assistance, women's issues and family law, and student legal services. Each entry lists the city in which the organization is located, a notation indicating whether the organization receives funding from the Legal Services Corporation, the branch offices of the organization, the address and the telephone number of the main office, and the program director. Membership forms for national Legal Aid and Defender Association and related information
Main Term(s): Court appointed counsel
Index Term(s): Defense services; Public defenders
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