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Notable Recent Publications, November 2019

Notable Recent Publications features the latest empirical research and data related to indigent defense. Should you have suggestions, ideas for work that should be included, or trouble accessing any of the articles featured, please write to albdavies@smu.edu.
Articles Milan Das – Impediments to Independence: How the Workplace Culture of Public Defender Offices Negatively Affects the Representation of Indigent Defendants. Georgetown Journal of Legal Ethics, vol 32, pp.469-481. [From the article:] “Part I of this Note will discuss the problematic elements of the organization of indigent defense systems across the country. It will focus on how public defender offices are assigned cases; how the office is subjected to administrative oversight; and the means by which public defenders are remunerated (or not). In Part II, this Note will attempt to use organizational sociology to argue that many of the structural elements of indigent defense systems discussed in Part I-especially those relat…