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Gideon Alert: Proposed Washington Supreme Court standards give focus to national caseload debate

BY David Carroll on Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 3:16 PM

On October 31, 2011, the public comment period closed on proposed Washington State Supreme Court standards that would implement many of the American Bar Association’s Ten Principles of a Public Defense Delivery System.  These proposed standards have been long in the making.  The Washington State Bar Association (WSBA) Council on Public Defense developed the standards now being proposed for Supreme Court approval after months of seeking input from numerous stakeholders and interested parties.  Nonetheless, in the final days open for public comment, a flurry of opposition was mounted by local prosecutors, county and city policymakers, judges, the State Legislature, and even some public defense providers.  [All public comments are available on the Court’s website here].

The Washington State Bar Association presented these proposed standards for the Washington Supreme Court's consideration. Public comment closed October 31, 2011. 

Author/Organization: Washington State Bar Association
Publication Date: 2011

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Correspondence related to the recording of jail telephone calls in Polk County, Florida.
 

Author/Organization: J. Marion Moorman
Publication Date: 06/29/2010

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Correspondence related to the recording of jail telephone calls in Polk County, Florida.

Author/Organization: J. Marion Moorman
Publication Date: 06/04/2010

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Correspondence related to the recording of jail telephone calls in Polk County, Florida.

Author/Organization: Cassandra I. Denmark
Publication Date: 05/27/2010

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