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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 3, 2012

  • 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: December 29, 2011

  • 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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  • 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).
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  • Indigent Defense Services in the United States, FY 2008-2012,  BJS, July 2014, NCJ 246683. (44 pages).
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  • State Government Indigent Defense Expenditures, FY 2008-2012,  BJS, July 2014, NCJ 246684. (6 pages).
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  • Wrongful Conviction: What Does Science Tell Us About the Causes?,  NIJ, 2013, NCJ 243293. (1 pages).
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  • Wrongful Convictions: The Latest Scientific Research and Implications for Law Enforcement,  NIJ, March 2013, NCJ 241907. (13 pages).
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  • Overview of the Bureau of Justice Assistance's Tribal Civil and Criminal Legal Assistance Program and Resources,  BJA, March 2013, NCJ 241626. (6 pages).
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