City Broadens Its Evaluation of Indigent Criminal Defense

, New York Law Journal


Though New York City now tracks conviction rates, incarceration rates, case duration, charge reduction and disposition at arraignments, officials in the mayor's Office of Criminal Justice told City Council members on Monday that they were developing a "more robust evaluation system to ensure effectiveness of indigent defense provision."

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  • Jimmy Lemoyne

    So now, presumably, NYC wants to see whether it can kill off private representation in civil cases, having effectively done so in much of criminal practice.

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