New York

Gideon Alert: AG Holder & North Carolina; NY Governor Patterson's proposal for reform; American Constitution Society panel; and opinion pieces

BY David Carroll on Monday, June 21, 2010 at 10:44 AM

Over the past three days, a flurry of activity occurred on the indigent defense crisis at both the federal and state level. 

New York

Gideon Alert: New York Times highlights public defense crisis and the underfunding of legal services

BY David Carroll on Monday, May 17, 2010 at 12:43 PM

A New York Times editorial on May 17, 2010 identifies the nexus between our nation’s deficient right to counsel systems and the failure of policymakers to address the underlying societal issues that increase the need for indigent defense services today.&nbsp

Between 2006 and 2008, NLADA conducted an assessment of the public defense services in ten upstate New York counties.  This is the report of the findings in Jefferson County, New York.

Author/Organization: National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA)
Publication Date: 04/2009

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Gideon Alert: New York's highest court allows NYCLU lawsuit to proceed

BY David Carroll on Thursday, May 6, 2010 at 11:24 AM

On May 6, 2010, New York’s highest court ruled that the class action lawsuit brought by the New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) on behalf of indigent persons in five counties is an allegation “not for ineffective assistance under Strickl

Modifying the Order of the Appellate Division by reinstating the complaint and remitting for consideration of issues.

Author/Organization: New York Court of Appeals
Publication Date: 05/06/2010

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The New York State Defenders Association (NYSDA) requested that NLADA conduct an evaluation of the public defense system in ten upstate counties. The counties studied are representative of the various types of defense systems used throughout upstate New York. The NLADA report on Franklin County (Oct 2007) "exemplifies our general observation that leaving the task of funding public defense services to the counties – even in part – endangers a state’s entire ability to dispense justice fairly."

Author/Organization: National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA)
Publication Date: 10/2007

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The New York State Defenders Association (NYSDA) requested that NLADA conduct an evaluation of the public defense system in ten upstate counties. The counties studied are representative of the various types of defense systems used throughout upstate New York. This document is the final report (published April 2009) of NLADA's findings and recommendations for Tioga County, along with a report card (published 2007).

Author/Organization: National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA)
Publication Date: 04/2009

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The New York State Defenders Association (NYSDA) requested that NLADA conduct an evaluation of the public defense system in ten upstate counties. The counties studied are representative of the various types of defense systems used throughout upstate New York. This document is the final report (published April 2009) of NLADA's findings and recommendations for Ontario County, along with a report card (published 2007).

Author/Organization: National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA)
Publication Date: 04/2009

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The New York State Defenders Association (NYSDA) requested that NLADA conduct an evaluation of the public defense system in ten upstate counties. The counties studied are representative of the various types of defense systems used throughout upstate New York. This document is the final report (published April 2009) of NLADA's findings and recommendations for Sullivan County, along with a report card (published 2007).

Author/Organization: National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA)
Publication Date: 04/2009

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The New York State Defenders Association (NYSDA) requested that NLADA conduct an evaluation of the public defense system in ten upstate counties. The counties studied are representative of the various types of defense systems used throughout upstate New York. This document is the final report (published April 2009) of NLADA's findings and recommendations for Schuyler County, along with a report card (published 2007).

Author/Organization: National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA)
Publication Date: 04/2009

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