Caseload Limits for Indigent Defense Standards Delayed Until January 1, 2015
April 10, 2013
Category: Courts and Criminal Justice System
Under the caseload limits in Standard 3.4, full-time public defenders should not have caseloads exceeding 300 or 400 misdemeanor cases per year, depending on whether the jurisdiction has developed a "numerical case weighting" system, described in Standard 3.6.
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