“This report was produced by the Urban Institute, Indigent Defense Research Association, and NationalAssociation for Public Defense for the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) under award number 2016-R2-CXK032. BJS had funded design work for a survey of attorneys providing criminal […]
“The National Association for Public Defense (NAPD) was retained by Harris County to 1) evaluate its current misdemeanor indigent defense systems in Harris County, and 2) determine the need for essential support staff and holistic services to promote zealous and […]
“In 2019, TIDC and the Director of TRLA PD asked the National Association for Public Defense’sSystems Builders Committee to assess the progress of this relatively new effort by TRLA. Twoconsultants from that committee completed that assessment over 2020, identifying strengthsand […]
“This Report is the result of a request by the Director of the Texas Office of Capital and ForensicWrits (OCFW) to the National Association for Public Defense (NAPD) to conduct an assessmentof the internal and external work of the Texas […]
“This report is the result of a request by the Texas Indigent Defense Commission (TIDC) as well as theRegional Public Defender Office for Capital Cases (RPDO).” Recommendations:
Report on technical assistance provided by NAPD and authorized by American University, School of Public Affairs, Justice Programs Office through BJA Right to Counsel Technical Assistance Grant No. 2016-10-1.