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Indigent Defense: Doj Could Increase Awareness of Eligible Funding and Better Determine the Extent to Which Funds Help Support This Purp Us Government Accountability Office

Indigent Defense: Doj Could Increase Awareness of Eligible Funding and Better Determine the Extent to Which Funds Help Support This Purp

Us Government Accountability Office

Published August 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781492104438
Paperback
120 pages
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States and localities have developed and largely funded their own indigent defense systems. To do so, they have generally adopted one or more of the following methods for providing indigent defense-employing full or part-time public defenders toMoreStates and localities have developed and largely funded their own indigent defense systems. To do so, they have generally adopted one or more of the following methods for providing indigent defense-employing full or part-time public defenders to handle the bulk of cases requiring counsel- entering into contracts with private attorneys, often after a bidding contest, to provide counsel- or developing a list, or panel, of private attorneys who accept a predetermined fixed rate and from which the court appoints as defense counsel when needed.