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What to look for in a Public Defender

By Jacquelyn Smith / 03/03/2018

The American Bar Association (ABA) is conducting seminars and has published a handbook that addresses what to look for in a “public defense delivery system.” Among the ABA’S ten principles of a public defense system is that “defense counsel is provided sufficient time and a confidential space within which to meet their client.” Unfortunately, many municipalities […]