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AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

Ten Principles of a Public Defense Delivery System

Ten Principles (pdf)

Standards for Criminal Justice: Prosecution & Defense Function, 3d ed. (1993)

Defense Function (ABA website)

ABA Standards for the Defense Function (blackletter pdf)

Eight Gudielines of Public Defense Related to Excessive Workloads (2009)

ABA Eight Guidelines Related to Excessive Workloads (ABA Website)

ABA Eight Guidelines of Public Defense Related to Excessive Workloads (pdf)

Guidelines for the Appointment and Performance of Defense Counsel in Death Penalty Cases (2003)

ABA Death Penalty Guidelines (pdf)

Supplementary Guidelines for the Mitigation Function of Defense Teams in Death Penalty Cases (2008)

ABA Supplementary Guidelines for Death Penalty Mitigation (pdf)

Formal Opinion 06-441 re: ethical obligations of public defenders with excessive caseloads (2006)

ABA Formal Opinion 06-441 (pdf)

IDAHO SUPREME COURT

Idaho Criminal Rule 44.3 – Standards for the Qualification of Appointed Counsel in Capital Cases (2003)

ICR 44.3 (Idaho Supreme Court website)

IDAHO STATUTES

Idaho Code 19-854 – Determination of Indigency (2013)

I.C. 19-854 Determination of Indigency (State of Idaho website)

Easy Reference Guide – Idaho Indigency Guidelines for 2015 (pdf)

NATIONAL LEGAL AID & DEFENDER ASSOCIATION

Guidelines for Legal Defense Systems in the United States (1976)

Guidelines for Legal Defense Systems (NLADA website)

NLADA Guidelines for Legal Defense Systems (blackletter summary pdf)

Performance Guidelines for Criminal Defense Representation (1995)

Performance Guidelines (NLADA website)

NLADA Performance Guidelines (blackletter pdf)

Compendium of Standards for Indigent Defense Systems, Vol. I – V (2000)

Vol. I: Standards for Administration of Defense Services (NLADA website)

Vol. II: Standards for Attorney Performance (NLADA website)

Vol. III: Standards for Capital Case Representation (NLADA website)

Vol. IV: Standards for Appellate Representation (NLADA website)

Vol. V: Standards for Juvenile Justice Defense (NLADA website)