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NCHIP 2014

2014-RU-BX-K034
Closed
Funding First Awarded
2014
$529,453

Indigent Defense Services in Large Counties, 1999 & Defense Counsel in Criminal Cases

ADVANCE FOR RELEASE AT 4:30 P.M. EDT BJS
WEDNESDAY, November 29, 2000 202/307-0784

TWO OF THREE FELONY DEFENDANTS REPRESENTED BY PUBLICLY-FINANCED COUNSEL

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Publicly-financed counsel represented about 66 percent of federal felony defendants in 1998 as well as 82 percent of felony defendants in the 75 most populous counties in 1996, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today.