Asked in Criminal Law
What is the difference between legal defender and public defender?
A 'legal defender" generally refers to any member of the Bar. A "Public Defender" refers to an attorney (usually employed by the state) who acts as the legal counsel to indigent defendants. ...
Asked in Crime
Can you change a public defender to a state appointed attorney?
public defender is someone who represents the court a state appointed attorney is someone who the court will appoint to the accused to represent them in court I would double check this as I am from Scotland and we have a different legal system and its a solicitor over here not an attorney ...
Asked in Movie Ratings
What are the ratings and certificates for Boston Legal - 2004 Son of the Defender 3-18?
Boston Legal - 2004 Son of the Defender 3-18 is rated/received certificates of: Argentina:13 ...
Is it legal for a receiver to knock down a defender on the line of scrimmage and run a route?
In most leagues, yes, this is legal provided that both are near the line of scrimmage and that the receiver is not illegally using his hands to restrain or grapple the defender. ...
Asked in Texas Law
Do you have to pay for a Public Defender in Texas?
No, a public defender is appointed free of charge to those individuals who are charged with a crime and cannot afford an attorney. The public defender is an attorney, but one who is paid by the state or the county. A public defender may be appointed not only in a criminal case, but also in a juvenile, mental health or dependency case. For those who need additional resources, most states and courts offer self help and legal aid information. In Texas there...
Asked in Law & Legal Issues
Who is a legal defender for a state?
This is a somewhat difficult question given the extreme generality of your terminology. In U.S. States, the chief lawyer and chief law-enforcement officer is the Attorney General. However, the Solicitor General is the officer who advocates for the State before the State Supreme Court. ...
Asked in Criminal Law, Lawyers, Brooklyn NYC
Where can you find a public defender in Brooklyn?
If you are charged with a crime that could result in a loss of liberty, the court will appoint a public defender for you if you can't afford to hire a lawyer. You don't "find" the public defender yourself; the court will appoint one. But you can get information about Brooklyn Defender Services at the first related link below. I found this at the second related link below, which also has links to information about criminal procedure (see the Self Help and Legal...
How do you write a letter to a judge to help a defendant?
You don't. You need to speak to the persons legal defender (attorney)
Who is the chief defender of the state in lawsuits against the state?
The State's Attorney General or a delegate handles the court matters dealing with the State. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society
What is extended deterrence?
"A confrontation in which the policymakers of one state ('defender') threaten the use of force against another state ('potential attacker') in an attempt to prevent that state from using military force against an ally - or territory controlled by an ally ('protégé') - of the defender" (p. 424). ...
How can you get legal counsel if you are broke?
In a criminal case, through the public defender or appointed by the court. In a civil case, you can try legal aid or a local pro bono project, but there is no guarantee. ...
Asked in TV Shows and Series
What are the release dates for Boston Legal - 2004 Son of the Defender 3-18?
Boston Legal - 2004 Son of the Defender 3-18 was released on: USA: 3 April 2007 Germany: 5 December 2007 Japan: 5 May 2009 Hungary: 7 May 2013 ...
Asked in Criminal Law
What are minimum assets to qualify for public defender?
Unable to answer because the income and financial resource figure that qualifies you is different from state-to-state. ...
Asked in College Degrees
How much does a public defender make a year?
The yearly salary for a public defender will depend on the city, state, and experience. On average, a public defender can make anywhere from $30,000 up to $100,000 or more a year. Larger cities will pay the public defenders more money. ...