Justice Expenditure and Employment Extracts - 1980 and 1981 Data From the Annual General Finance and Employment Surveys
The Census of Public Defender Offices (CPDO) involves the collection of data from all state- and county-funded public defender offices across the country, including offices that are publicly funded but privately operated and offices that handle capital cases only. These public defender offices handle the largest proportion of indigent defense cases of the three major indigent defense delivery systems: public defender offices, assigned counsel systems...
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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. Such representation is...
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|February 10, 2002
UNITED STATES SPENDS RECORD AMOUNT ON CRIMINAL JUSTICE ACTIVITIES
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The United States now spends about $147 billion per year on criminal justice activities, the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) announced today. Spending on police protection, corrections, and judicial and legal services, has increased by about 8 percent annually over...