Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics
Summary: The Bureau of Justice Statistics' (BJS) 2007 Census of Public Defender Offices (CPDO) collected data from public defender offices located across 49 states and the District of Columbia. Public defender offices are one of three methods through which states and localities ensure that indigent defendants are granted the Sixth and Fourteenth Amendment right to counsel. (In addition to defender offices, indigent defense services may also be provided by court-assigned private counsel or by a cont... (view full summary)
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR29501.v1
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