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Publication Defense Counsel in Criminal Cases

Caroline Wolf Harlow, Ph.D.

November 29, 2000    NCJ 179023

This Special Report examines issues of legal representation for defendants in Federal district court and large local jurisdictions, and inmates in local jails and Federal and State prison. It also briefly describes types of publicly financed programs available to both Federal and local defendants. Data are from the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts Federal Defender Services (1994-1998), 1998 Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts Criminal Master File, BJS State Court Processing Statistics (1992, 1994, and 1996), BJS National Survey of State Court Prosecutors (1990, 1992, and 1994), 1996 Survey of Inmates in Local Jails, and 1997 Surveys of Inmates in State and Federal Correctional Facilities.

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