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Gideon at 50, Part II - Redefining Indigence: Financial Eligibility Guidelines for Assigned Counsel
This 50-State Survey of Financial Eligibility Guidelines for Assigned Counsel documents how states decide who is “too poor” to hire a lawyer. The survey looks at how states define “indigency” and whether or not that ...
Gideon at 50 Part I - Rationing Justice: The Underfunding of Assigned Counsel Systems
(National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (NACDL), 2013-03)
This report documents the unreasonably low rates of compensation paid to private attorneys who represent indigent defendants in state courts. The lack of adequate funding restricts the pool of attorneys willing to represent ...