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Indigent Defense Services in the United States, FY 2008–2012 - Updated

NCJ Number
246683
Date Published
July 2014
Author(s)
Stephen D. Owens, U.S. Census Bureau; Elizabeth Accetta, U.S. Census Bureau; Jennifer J. Charles, U.S. Census Bureau; Samantha E. Shoemaker, U.S. Census Bureau
Agencies
BJS
Publication Type
Publication
Annotation
Describes the indigent defense system for each state and the District of Columbia, including information on administration, methods of operation, and funding.
Abstract

Describes the indigent defense system for each state and the District of Columbia, including information on administration, methods of operation, and funding. It provides both direct and intergovernmental indigent defense expenditures of state governments for fiscal years 2008 through 2012, and presents some local government expenditures aggregated at the state level. The report uses administrative data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Government Finance Survey and available data from state government budget and appropriation documents. This is a companion report to State Government Indigent Defense Expenditures, FY 2008–2012 - Updated.

Date Modified: February 17, 2015

The statute numbers and code references in the Texas section under local administration were incorrect. An official from Harris County, Texas, emailed the correct references, and the document was updated.

Date Created: July 1, 2014