Short Name: Adoption of Eight Guidelines of Public Defense
Year Adopted: 2009
Meeting Where Adopted: Annual
Policy Number: 2009 AM 119
Subjects: Effective Assistance of Counsel, Indigent Defense Systems, Caseload, Ethical Obligations
RESOLVED, That the American Bar Association adopts the black letter (and introduction and commentary) Eight Guidelines of Public Defense Related to Excessive Workloads, dated August 2009.
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