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Title: BLACK HAWK (IA) INDIGENT DEFENSE SERVICES - SYSTEMS DEVELOPMENT STUDY
Author(s): G GOLDBERGER; P EATON; D C KOLENDA; V DEVER
Corporate Author: National Legal Aid and Defender Assoc
United States of America

National Ctr for Defense Management
United States of America
Date Published: 1976
Page Count: 200
Sponsoring Agency: National Ctr for Defense Management
Washington, DC 20037
National Legal Aid and Defender Assoc
Chicago, IL 60637
US Dept of Justice
Washington, DC 20531
Grant Number: 75-DF-99-0008
Format: Document
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: EVALUATION, DATED APRIL 1976, OF THE INDIGENT CRIMINAL DEFENSE NEEDS OF THE COUNTY WHICH CURRENTLY RELIES ON A 10-15 MEMBER PANEL OF COURT-APPOINTED ATTORNEYS.
Abstract: THE REPORT PRESENTS THE LEGAL PRECEDENTS BEHIND INDIGENT CRIMINAL SERVICES AND DISCUSSES THE COORDINATED-ASSIGNED COUNSEL (CAC) SYSTEM, A DEFENDER SYSTEM, AND A MIXED DEFENDER - CAC SYSTEM AS POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS TAKING INTO ACCOUNT THEIR COST-EFFECTIVENESS AND QUALITY. PROTOTYPE BUDGETS FOR EACH OF THE ALTERNATIVE SYSTEMS ARE GIVEN ALONG WITH PRESENT AND PROJECTED CASELOAD REQUIREMENTS. RECOMMENDATIONS INCLUDE THAT THE MIXED DEFENSE SYSTEM BE DEVELOPED ALONG WITH GUIDELINES FOR THE ADMINISTRATION OF SUCH A SYSTEM. APPENDIXES INCLUDE DATA MATERIALS, CONSULTANT RESUMES, AND ATTORNEY FEE INFORMATION. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED)..TWH
Index Term(s): Court appointed counsel; Defender systems; Public defenders; Technical assistance reports
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