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Title: NATIONAL STUDY COMMISSION OF DEFENSE SERVICES - DRAFT REPORT AND GUIDELINES FOR THE DEFENSE OF ELIGIBLE PERSONS (ISSUED IN 2 NUMBERED VOLUMES)
Corporate Author: National Legal Aid and Defender Assoc
United States of America
Project Director: N A GOLDBERG
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 1639
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
National Legal Aid and Defender Assoc
Chicago, IL 60637
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 74-DF-99-0010
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
Rockville, MD 20849
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: A MASSIVE COLLECTION OF RECOMMENDATIONS AND GUIDELINES CONCERNING THE EFFECTIVE DELIVERY OF DEFENSE SERVICES TO ELIGIBLE PERSONS BY LEGAL AID SOCIETIES, PUBLIC DEFENDER ASSOCIATIONS, AND COURT-APPOINTED COUNSEL.
Abstract: TOPICS COVERED INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: SCOPE OF SERVICES, ELIBIGILITY, AND RECOUPMENT; THE MIXED SYSTEM AND THE ASSIGNED COUNSEL SYSTEM; DEFENDER SYSTEM STRUCTURE; ORGANIZATION AND MANAGEMENT OF DEFENDER SYSTEMS; BUDGET, WORKLOAD, AND PERSONNEL NEEDS FOR DEFENDER OFFICES; AND THE DEFENSE ATTORNEY'S ROLE IN DIVERSION AND PLEA BARGAINING. THE APPENDIXES INCLUDE A MODEL DEFENDER ACT OF THE NATIONAL STUDY COMMISSION OF DEFENSE SERVICES AND A STATE BY STATE COMPILATION OF DEFENDER AND ASSIGNED COUNSEL STATUTES.
Index Term(s): Budgets; Court appointed counsel; Defender systems; Defense counsel; Defense services; Indigents; Judicial diversion; Laws and Statutes; Legal aid services; Model law; Pay rates; Plea negotiations; Procedure manuals; Public defenders; Standards; Work loads
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