NCPI Workmark
Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

A Need for Reform: North Carolina's Indigent Defense System

Record #:
North Carolina uses two methods for providing legal representation for those who can't afford it: private attorneys who are paid by the state on a case basis, and public defenders who are on the state payroll. However, the lack of a centralized authority has made this system inadequate in the areas of planning and administrating.
Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 54 Issue 2, Fall 1988, p2-12, bibl, f