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U.S. Department of Justice's Request for Research on Indigent Defense

Maha Jweied, Senior Counsel, Access to Justice Initiative ; Nadine Frederique, Social Science Analyst, NIJ

Our mission is to help the justice system efficiently deliver outcomes for individuals regardless of wealth or status, and a necessary component of our work is strengthening and improving indigent defense. How we do that is of course varied, but one important aspect is the research that's needed to identify solutions to indigent defense, and that's why the solicitation is so important.

Date Published: March 1, 2012