Public Defenders

Connecticut


Division of Public Defender Services homepage
Connecticut Innocence Project
Connecticut repealed the death penalty prospectively in April 2012
Annual Report 2011


New Jersey


Office of the Public Defender - State of New Jersey


New York
Hurrell-Harring v. State of New York - Court of Appeals, May 6, 2010
New York State Commission on the Future of Indigent Defense Services homepage
New York State Defenders Association - NYSDA
Legislation creating Office of Indigent Defense Services
Structure of New York Public Defense Systems
The Bronx Defenders

Ohio

Office of the Ohio Public Defender - homepage

Pennsylvania
A Constitutional Default - Report of Pennsylvania Joint Government Task Force - December 2011
Draft Indigent Defense Statute - Jt. Gov't Task Force
Flora v. Luzerne County, PA - complaint filed by ACLU
Background story to P.D. Flora's lawuit (huffington Post)
RAND study: How much difference does the lawyer make?
Defender Association of Philadelphia

Washington State
Standards for Indigent Defense Services - Washington Supreme Court

Resources
Justice Denied - Report of the National Right to Counsel Committee/The Justice Project (2009)
Right to Counsel publications - The Constitution Project
ABA Ten Principles of a Public Defense Delivery System (2002)
NLADA - National Legal Aid and Defender Association - Defender Legal Services