A Race to the Bottom -- Speed & Savings Over Due Process: A Constitutional Crisis

NLADA evaluated indigent defense services in Michigan, based on a ten-county sample, under a concurrent resolution of the Michigan Legislature. This 2008 report finds that the state of Michigan fails to provide competent representation to those who cannot afford counsel in its criminal courts.

Author/Organization: National Legal Aid & Defender Association (NLADA)
Publication Date: 06/2008

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