"This book is sponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Legal Aid and Indigent Defendants. The Standing Committee gratefully acknowledges the generous assistance of Atlantic Philanthropies, which has supported the book's preparation and publication."
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
The failure to implement the right to counsel due to excessive caseloads The duty of defense programs and lawyers to avoid excessive caseloads The detrimental effects and risks of excessive caseloads Understanding lawyer behavior : why leadership matters Remedies for defenders terminated due to caseload challenges Determining costs and staffing needs Reducing excessive caseloads through litigation Case studies : public defense programs and control of caseloads Recommendations : indigent defense structures and litigation strategies.